Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq-Friday 2 January 2009

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.


- Around 2 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted civilians in Al Jihad neighborhood, west Baghdad, injuring four civilians.

- Around 2:30 p.m. a suicide bomber targeted an informal reconciliation meeting in the town of Al Youssifiyah south of Baghdad. The meeting was held at Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Saleh Al Qaraghuli house. Thirty were killed and 110 were injured, Iraqi police said.


- A roadside bomb targeted civilians in Dawasa neighborhood in Mosul, injuring two civilians.

- Gunmen killed one civilian in Al Bursa neighborhood in Mosul.