Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 18 December 2009

McClatchy NewspapersDecember 18, 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 roadside bomb targeted a crowd of civilians near al Baydha cinema in New Baghdad neighbourhood, east Baghdad, at 4 p.m. Thursday, seriously injuring four young men.

A parked car bomb targeted the motorcade of MP Nedeem al Jabiri (who was not with the motorcade at the time) in al Wahda neighbourhood, Karrada, central Baghdad, at 6 p.m. Thursday. The explosion killed two civilian passers by and injured 10 others and caused material damages to nearby cars and shops.

A roadside bomb targeted a federal police patrol in Mahdiyah, Doura, south Baghdad, at 8.30 p.m. Thursday injuring three policemen.


Gunmen opened fire and killed a civilian, Mohammed Abdullah on his doorstep in the city of Sulaimaniyah, Friday. Abdullah was 34 years old, an employee in the water department in Sulaimaniyah.

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