Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 24 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 killed and 25 were injured in two IEDs explosions that targeted civilians near Al Reyadh mosque in Jisr Diyala town south Baghdad around 6,45 am.

3 people including 2 national police members were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted a national police patrol near the Islamic Party Center in Al Qadisiyah neighborhood west Baghdad around 8,00 am.

2 people, a civilian and a policeman were wounded when mortar shell hit Zayuna neighborhood east Baghdad around 4,00 pm.

Police found 6 bodies in Baghdad today. 4 bodies were found in Karkh, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (2 bodies in Amil and 2 bodies in Doura”. 2 bodies were found in Sadr city and Shaab neighborhood in the east side of Baghdad


2 guards working for the head of the Turkmen trend were injured in an IED explosion that targeted their vehicle in Al Wasiti neighborhood downtown Kirkuk city yesterday night.

Gunmen kidnapped one of the employees of Hawija electricity directorate near Al Ahnaf village west of Kirkuk city yesterday night.

Police found a body in Al Sadir village in Hawija town west Kirkuk yesterday night.


3 civilians were killed and 25 others wounded when mortar shells hit Hibhib village, part of Khalis town north of Baquba city around 5,45 pm.

Gunmen broke in a house killing a father with his two sons in Zaghanya village north of Baquba city around 6 pm.