Round-up of Daily Violence - Friday 18 April 2008

The daily Iraq 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.


- Around 10 am, a bomb which was planted in a civilian car at Binouk neighborhood (east Baghdad) .The driver was killed and two others were injured.

A roadside bomb exploded near Musa bin Nusair fuel station in Karrada, central Baghdad injuring 2 civilians.

2 mortar rounds fell in Baladiyat neighbourhood hitting what used to be the Intelligence facility before 2003 and is now a US base at around 5.30 pm Friday. No casualties were reported.

A mortar round hit stalls in the Jamila fruit and vegetable open air market causing a fire. The fire trucks couldn't enter the area to fight the fire as it was cordoned by security forces, said Iraqi police. No casualties' report was available at the time of publication.

4 mortar rounds hit al-Adala Camp in Kadhmiyah neighbourhood. No casualties were reported.

1 mortar round fell in Palestine Street, near al-Ibtisam restaurant injuring 3 civilians and causing material damages to a house.

A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi Army patrol in Dakhiliyah, Yarmouk neighbourhood, west Baghdad killing 1 soldier, wounding 4.

2 unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad by Iraqi Police today. 1 in al-Qanat Street and 1 in Hurriyah.


- Around 2:30 pm, a roadside bomb exploded at Ibrahim AlSalih village (about 10 miles north of Baquba) .Six farmers were killed in that incident with four others injured .