Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq-Tuesday 9 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.


Gunmen killed Ibraheem Abdel Kareem, the head of the Shiite endowment in Sadr city yesterday evening. Abdel Kareem was killed inside his car in Al Mashtal neighborhood east Baghdad around 5,45 pm.

Six civilians were wounded when two mortar shells hit Al Mashtal neighborhood east Baghdad around 3,00 am.

Two IEDs exploded near the old bridge in Jisr Diyala neighborhood south Baghdad around 6,45. one civilian was killed and Eleven were injured.

A civilian was killed and 6 others wounded in a parked car bomb in Shaab neighborhood north Baghdad around 11,00 am.

Six civilians were killed and twenty nine others wounded in a parked car bomb in a park in front of Khillani mosque in Khillani area downtown Baghdad.

A civilian was killed and five others wounded in a parked car bomb in Al Bonok neighborhood northeast Baghdad around 1,00 pm.

A security company convoy shot and killed two Iraqi Christian women in Karrada around 1:45 p.m. Iraqi ministry of interior said the company was Australian.

A parked car bomb targeted civilians near Al Safaa pool around 6 p.m. Two civilians were killed and 18 others were injured.

Police found 8 dead bodies throughout Baghdad.1 in Qahira, 1 in New Baghdad, 2 in Amil, 1 Bayaa, 1 Saidiyah, 1 in Qadisiyah, in Karkh.


At least, twenty two people including three policemen were killed and twenty six others wounded in tow car bombs in Biji city north of Tikrit city today morning. The two explosions happened in the eastern side of Biji. The first car bomb targeted the house of Biji police commander Colonel Saad Al Nofoos while the second car targeted the house of the head of Biji Tribes Support Office Thamir Al Otla.


The spokesman of Babylon police chief officer Captain Mothana Ahmed said that three unidentified bodies were found in Al Qasim area morning (35 km) south of Babylon today morning.