Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 29 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.


Three people were killed and 14 others were injured when a Katusha rocket hit the building of the UN in the Green Zone in downtown Baghdad around 6 a.m. Iraqi police said. The UN confirmed the incident saying that two people were killed and 15 others were wounded.

Four people were injured (2 civilians and 2 policemen) by a bomb in Gazaliyah neighborhood in west Baghdad around 10 a.m.

Three civilians were injured by an adhesive bomb stuck to a car of an employee in the ministry of interior affairs in Atifiyah neighborhood around 6 p.m.

A civilian was killed and three others were injured by a bomb in Karrada neighborhood in downtown Baghdad around 7 p.m.

Police found one unidentified body in Amin neighborhood.


Police found 30 corpses of civilians in al Salam district north of Baquab city.


Gunmen killed two goldsmiths when they attacked their store in downtown Mosul city on Saturday afternoon. After the attack, the gunmen planted two bombs in the store. The bombs detonated when police and people gathered killing a policeman and injuring 18 others (11 policemen and 7 civilians)