Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 6 November, 2009

McClatchy NewspapersNovember 6, 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.


Gunmen shot and killed Sahwa (a U.S. backed militia later turned over to the government) member Mohammed Ibraheem in a small village in Rashad district, to the southwest of Kirkuk city late Thursday.

Local police found the body of an officer in the Peshmerga (Kurd forces) in his car in Lilan district, to the east of Kirkuk city late Thursday.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Shifaa neighbourhood in western Mosul, Friday, injuring three policemen and two civilians.

A roadside bomb hidden inside a plastic bag targeted a police patrol in Mahatta neighbourhood, central Mosul, Friday, killing one policeman.


Insurgents in a speding car threw a hand grenade at a checkpoint near the Second Bridge in western Fallujah injuring three policemen. The police manning the checkpoint returned fire injuring two civilians.

2009 McClatchy Newspapers

McClatchy Washington Bureau is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service