Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 16 September, 2010

McClatchy NewspapersSeptember 16, 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.


Three unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad today; a young man in his twenties with gunshot wounds, near the date-syrup plant in Kathimiyah, northwest Baghdad. A man in his thirties with gunshot wounds, in Salhiyah neighbourhood, central Baghdad, and a 14-year-old boy with torture marks, without naming the neighbourhood.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Athamiyah neighbourhood, north Baghdad, at 7.30 p.m. Monday, injuring two policemen and two civilians.

A roadside bomb targeted civilians on the main thoroughfare in I'lam neighbourhood, south Baghdad, at 7.30 p.m. Monday, injuring four.


A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest targeted a Sahwa headquarters in Samarra, Thursday, killing two Sahwa members and injuring another three.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol near Noor Mosque along the main route between Kirkuk and Baghdad in south Kirkuk, Thursday morning, injuring one policeman. When another police patrol came a few minutes later to investigate the explosion incident, another bomb went off, seriously injuring a police officer. Medical sources said that his injuries are critical.

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