Round-up of Violence in Iraq - Friday 16 November 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 4 others wounded in 2 IEDs explosion that targeted a motorcycle selling market called the Friday market in Nahdha neighborhood east Baghdad at 8,30 am.

Police found 4 anonymous bodies in Baghdad today. 3 bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Amil, 1 body in Saidiyah and 1 body in Washash). The fourth body was found in Sadr city in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad.


An Iraqi army officer (1st lieutenant ) was killed and his brother (officer in the Iraqi army)was injured when gunmen attacked them with small fire near their house downtown Umara city south of Baghdad yesterday night. Police said that the two brothers are officers in the emergency battalion of Misan province.


5 civilians were injured in a random fire by the Iraqi army in Al Siniyah town north west of Tikrit city yesterday night.


4 policemen were injured in an IED explosion that targeted their patrol in Kanaa area south of Baquba city.

3 civilians were injured in an IED explosion that targeted a civilian car in Behdeed area south of Baquba.

6 civilians were wounded when 3 mortar shells hit Thiyabat area north of Baquba city.