Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 12 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.


Four people including a policeman were killed and fifteen others wounded in a parked car bomb that targeted a police patrol near Al Khayam building in Bab Al Sharji area downtown Baghdad around 1,00 pm.

Police found four unidentified bodies in Baghdad today. Three bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Saidiyah, 1 body in Amil and 1 body in Elam). The fourth body was found in Shaab neighborhood in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad.


A woman was killed and 16 people most of them are children in an IED explosion inside of the markets in Tuz Khurmatu town north of Tikrit city early morning today. The police commander of the city Colonel Abbas said that the IED was hidden inside a bag of flour on a handcart and it was left near one of the Shiite neighborhoods.


A policeman was killed in clashes between Iraqi army and gunmen in Al Eskan area in diwaniyah city south of Baghdad today. The final number of casualties had not been revealed.