Round - up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Friday, 7 November, 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.


A roadside bomb was placed just outside the house of Haider Hassoon who had previously been displaced and had just returned to his home in Jamia neighbourhood, west Baghdad. It detonated just as he left his house at 12.30 p.m. Friday killing him outright, injuring six civilian passers by.A police patrol headed for the site of the explosion was targeted by another bomb that injured three policemen and destroyed their vehicle.

An adhesive bomb stuck to a civilian car detonated in Doura, southern Baghdad at 3 p.m. Friday. The explosion killed the two civilians inside the car and injured seven others who happened to be close by.


An IED exploded in al-Askari neighbourhood, Hawija district at 10.45 p.m. Thursday in front of the house of a civilian causing material damages to the house. The Sahwa forces found and defused another IED in the same neighbourhood at 10.50 p.m.


A roadside bomb targeted a minibus transporting Sahwa members in al-Atheim area, 15 km to the north of Baquba at 11.30 a.m. Friday killing two Sahwa members and injuring five others.