Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 30 June 2008

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 raided the house of an employee in the ministers council in Palestine Street in east Baghdad around 3:00 a.m. stealing his car, seven cell phones, a pistol, work badge and an amount of money. Police found the car later in Shaab neighborhood.

Around 7:00 a.m. an IED exploded in Waziriyah neighborhood in east Baghdad targeting the house of judge Suliaman Abdallah, the judge of Rusafa appeal court causing material damages only.

Around 7:15 a.m. an IED exploded inside a car in which an unidentified body was left. The explosion took place in Adhemiyah neighborhood in east Baghdad.

Around 7:15 a.m. an IED exploded in Palestine Street targeting judge Ali Hameed al Allaq; the judge of Rusafa appeal court causing material damages only.

Judge Ghanim Abdallah al Shimmari, his wife and his daughter were injured when an IED exploded while they were leaving house in al Bonouk neighborhood in east Baghdad around 8:00 a.m.

An IED exploded inside the car of Judge Hasan Fouad while he was leaving Rusafa appleas court in east Baghdad around 1:00 p.m. Judge Fouad survived.

Judge Alaa al Timimi survived when an IED exploded targeting him in Palestine Street around 8:00 a.m.

Police found five unidentified bodies throughout Baghdad (1 body in Ghadeer, 1 body in Fdheliyah, 1 body in Talbiyah, 1 body in Shurta 4th and 1 body in Mamoun.)


A civilian was killed and 13 others were injured in a parked car bomb in downtown Mosul city on Monday afternoon.

Two Iraqi soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked a patrol of the Iraqi army in al Islah al Zera’i area west of Mosul city on Monday morning.

Police found a body of an Iraqi soldier from the 2nd division in Egab valley east of Mosul city.