Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 14 October, 2010

McClatchy NewspapersOctober 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.

Baghdad

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to the private car of an employee in the Ministery of Interior, detonated near Masbah intersection in Karrada neighbourhood, central Baghdad, at 8 a.m. Thursday, killing him outright.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car, detonated in Baladiyat neighbourhood, east Baghdad, at 10 a.m. Thursday, killing the driver of the car and seriously injuring the passenger.

A roadside bomb targeted the motorcade of Kereem Mahood, member of Iraiyah political bloc (a secular bloc led by former PM Ayad Allawi), in Jurf al Naddaf industrial area, a southwestern suburb of Baghdad. The bomb missed the motorcade, but the explosion killed four nearby civilians and seriously injured another three.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car, detonated close to a civil defence station in Taharriyat Square, Karrada, central Baghdad at 3 p.m. Thursday, injuring two members of the civil defence team.

Armed men in a speeding car shot and killed sheikh Naseer Dally al Jorani, a clergyman, in Sadr city, at around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Diyala

A mortar round slammed into a Sahwa headquarters in the town of Baladruz, 45 km to the east of Baquba, injuring three Sahwa members, one of whom is critical.

Kirkuk

Armed men in Kurd military uniform, driving a speeding civilian car opened fire and injured one Peshmerga (Kurd security force) officer and one civilian, late Wednesday.

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