Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 18 October 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 sticky bomb attached to a caravan used by guards in Ameriyah shelter, west Baghdad (currently used as a joint security station: JSS) exploded at 4.30 a.m. Saturday, killing one guard, injuring another.


A displaced Shiite returning to his home in al-Muallimeen neighbourhood, west Baquba was attacked by gunmen who opened fire and killed him instantly at 1 p.m., Saturday.


A roadside bomb targeted an Asayesh (Kurdish intelligence agency) member in Daquq district as he was on his way to work, Saturday morning, killing him straight away.