Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 28 October 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.


Four civilians were injured by a roadside bomb in Nahdha neighborhood in east Baghdad around 6:30 a.m.

Around 10:00 a.m. Iraqi police blew up under control an adhesive bomb that was stuck to a sedan near Sina’a Street in east Baghdad.

Around 10:15 a.m. the US military blew up under control a roadside bomb in Fdhiliyah neighborhood in east Baghdad.

Three civilians were injured by a roadside bomb in al Nidhal Street in downtown Baghdad around 11:00 a.m.

Three civilians were killed and 13 others were wounded by a parked car bomb in Jihad neighborhood in west Baghdad around 12:30 p.m.

One civilian was killed and five others were wounded by a roadside bomb in Baladiyat neighborhood in east Baghdad around 4:00 p.m.

Two civilians were wounded by an adhesive bomb that was stuck to a sedan in Harthiyah Street west Baghdad around 7:00 p.m.

Police found one unidentified body in Bayaa neighborhood south Baghdad


On Tuesday morning; gunmen opened fire targeting men who were applying to be policemen. The incident took place in al Amil neighborhood in east Mosul city north of Baghdad. Four men were killed and four others were wounded.

Iraqi joint security forces (police and army) found twenty corpses in the basement of a house in Tal Afar city west of Mosul city after receiving information from local residents.


The driver of the Iraqi Christian lawmaker Yonadim Kanna was injured seriously when gunmen shot him while he was leaving a restaurant in Doz area; 62 miles south of Kirkuk city.

Two gunmen were injured while they were attacking joint checkpoint of Iraqi police and Sahwa members near Mahoz village west of Kirkuk city on Tuesday morning.

The commander of the Kurdish security forces known as Asayish Lieutenant Colonel Shamal Mohammed survived when a roadside bomb detonated targeting his vehicle in downtown Tuz district north of Kirkuk city around 8:30 a.m.


Three civilians in a sedan were injured by a roadside bomb in al Naqeeb village south of Baquba city around &:30 a.m.


Two policemen were killed and three others were inured when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest detonated near the first checkpoint of Habbaniyah police station east of Ramadi city around 11:00 a.m.