Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq Monday 8 october 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.


4 civilians were wounded in an IED explosion near Salahuddin square in Kadhemiyah neighborhood north Baghdad around 10,00 am.

A civilian was killed and 3 others wounded in an IED explosion near the Polish embassy in Al Arasat neighborhood downtown Baghdad around 2,00 pm.

4 civilians were killed and 10 others wounded in a parked car bomb explosion near the Technology University east Baghdad around 1,00 pm.

A civilian was killed and 5 others wounded near Al Khansaa police station in Kamaliyah neighborhood east Baghdad around 1,00 pm.

Three mortar shells targeted the buildings of the former general security agency in Baladiyat; number of casualties is unknown as Iraqi police said.

Four mortar shells slammed into the Green Zone today, Iraqi police said. No casualties were reported by the police.

A road side bomb targeted Iraqi army vehicle in Madaen today. No casualties were reported.

A road side bomb targeted an American military convoy causing no damage according to the Iraqi police.

Police found 7 dead bodies throughout Baghdad.1 in Adhamiya, 1 in Ur, 1 in Amil, 1 in Ealam, 1 in Doura, 1 in Washash, 1 in Shuala.


Gunmen killed a barber while he was in his car on the street between the villages of Ubaidyah and Hawdh 13 west of Kirkuk city today morning.


A suicide car bomb exploded near a check point of the Iraqi police in Al Alam area east Tikrit city around 10,00 am. 2 civilians were killed and 4 policemen were wounded. A building for the ministry of agriculture was completely destroyed.

A suicide car bomb targeted the police station in Dijla town, 25 Kilometers south of Tikrit, today. Ten civilians were killed and 8 people were injured (including 3 policemen).