Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 5 September 2007

The daily Iraqi 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 civilian was killed and 24 others wounded in an IED explosion in Baladiyat neighborhood east Baghdad around 8,00 am

2 civilians were wounded in an IED explosion in Bayaa neighborhood south west today afternoon.

Police found 11 unidentified bodies in Baghdad today. 9 bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (3 bodies in Amil, 2 bodies in Bayaa, 2 bodies in Saidiyah, 1 body in Kadhemiyah and 1 body in Shurta the 5th.) 2 bodies were found in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Sleikh and 1 body in Amin.)


5 civilians were injured when gunmen attacked Al Basheer village south of Kirkuk with mortar shells and machineguns yesterday evening.

7 policemen were injured in an IED explosion that targeted their patrol downtown Kirkuk city today afternoon.


A member of the PDK party was killed by gunmen in Mosul city last night.


A member of Kurdistan region guards know as Beshmarga was killed yesterday evening when gunmen attacked one of the guards’ centers in Qarataba village north of Baquba city.