Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

McClatchy NewspapersJuly 14, 2010 

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 that was stuck to a civilian car detonated in Yarmouk neighbourhood, west Baghdad, Wednesday, injuring two civilians.

Armed men raided the home of Khudhair Ouda, the commander of Sahwa in the town of Yousifiyah, to the south of Baghdad, at around dawn Tuesday, killing his wife and three young sons. Ouda was not at home during the attack.

Two roadside bombs targeted a police patrol near a petrol station in Muhendiseen neighbourhood, Palestine Street, east Baghdad at 9 a.m. Tuesday, killing two policemen and injuring five civilians.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car detonated in Dora neighbourhood, south Baghdad, Tuesday evening, injuring two civilians including the driver and a passer-by.

Armed men using pistols fitted with silencers shot and killed Adnan Mekki Abdullah, a university professor, in Qadisiyah neighbourhood, central Baghdad, at 11 p.m. Tuesday. He was standing in front of his house watering the plants.


Armed men raided the home of a candidate of the National Unity Coalition in the March, in Fhaylat district, 30 km to the south of Fallujah, Wednesday. The candidate himself was not at home during the attack. The armed men killed his wife, daughter and son using pistols fitted with silencers.


Armed men threw a home made bomb at a group of people gathered around a television-news-crew at work on the street in Dekkat Barakah neighbourhood, central Mosul, Tuesday injuring one policeman and eight children.

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