Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 25 September 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.


A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi Army patrol in Zafaraniyah, southeastern Baghdad at 7 a.m. Thursday, injuring six people including one soldier.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol near al-Shaab Stadium in east Baghdad wounding three civilians.

An IED placed in a dumpster near Maysaloon Square, east Baghdad exploded at noon Thursday wounding three civilians.

Gunmen shot an employee in the Ministry of Municipalities and Works on the main road of al-Rashid Camp at 8 a.m. Thursday.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in al-Rabae Street the thoroughfare in al-Jamia neighbourhood, western Baghdad injuring four people including one policeman.

A roadside bomb targeted civilians near al-Samarrai Mosque in Amil, southwest Baghdad at six p.m. Thursday killing two, including one child, injuring five, also including one child.

Three unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad today by Iraqi Police; one in Karrada, one in Palestine Street and one in Doura.


A roadside bomb targeted civilians in al-Kharab village, 4 km to the south of Baquba at 5.30 p.m. killing three people including one female, all from one family.