Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Monday 7 July 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.


An adhesive IED on a civilian car exploded in Adhamiyah, northern Baghdad injuring four civilians.. The car belonged to a university teacher, Mohammmed Sadoun who had just left the car when it blew. He was not amongst the injured.


A female suicide bomber detonated inside a wedding dress store in al-Mafraq neighbourhood, central Baquba at 11 a.m. Monday. The explosion killed one woman and one man and wounded fourteen, mostly women and children.

One woman killed by unknown gunmen in al-Aheimir village, 10 km to the east of Baquba at 11.30 a.m.

Gunmen killed a member of the Sahwa Council, a U.S. backed militia, in al-Hashimiyah neighbourhood, western Baquba at around 10.30 a.m. Monday.

A roadside bomb targeted a woman in al-Aheimir village at 11.30 a.m.

A roadside bomb exploded killing two civilians in al-Mualimeen neighbourhood, western Baquba.

A roadside bomb targeted a civilian car on the route between Mendili and Neftekhana, Monday, killing four civilians from one family, injuring three others.


Six mortar rounds targeted the Governorate building in Mosul. Only one hit the building injuring six civilians including two employees.


Gunmen killed one civilian and wounded another on the main route between Tikrit and Tuz Monday at noon. Victims were sheep traders; both were Shiite.


A roadside bomb exploded in front of the residence of Mayor of Sulaiman Bek, to the south of Kirkuk Monday morning critically injuring the Mayor and wounding other civilians in the vicinity.


A suicide car bomb targeted Sahwa Council offices, a U.S. backed militia, in Smeismiyah area, to the east of the town of Rawa during a meeting Sunday at noon injuring eleven Sahwa members, three of whom are critical.