Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday October 24, 2009

McClatchy NewspapersOctober 24, 2009 

The daily Iraq violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers Special Correspondents in Baghdad from police, military and medical reports. This is not a comprehensive list of all violence in Iraq, much of which goes unreported. It's posted without editing as transmitted to McClatchy's Washington Bureau.


- A magnetic bomb stuck to a car of an off duty policeman exploded injuring the policeman and one civilian around 4 p.m.

- Two Iraqi army soldiers were injured when gunmen attacked their checkpoint in west Baghdad around 4:15 p.m.


- A suicide bomber detonated his vest bomb targeting the headquarters of National Unity Gathering, a political party, in central Tikrit. The attack resulted in killing one guard who stopped the attacker from entering inside the building and two civilians around 3 p.m.


- An Iraqi army Captain was killed by a sniper in Wadi Egab area in west Mosul.

- Gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by Iraqi army soldiers in west Mosul killing one soldier.

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