Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 24 September 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.


A roadside bomb went off in the commercial district in Saidiyah, southern Baghdad at 11 p.m. Wednesday causing no casualties.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy on the highway in Ghazaliyah, western Baghdad at 11.30 p.m. Wednesday. No casualties were reported.

A roadside bomb targeted civilians in Doura, southern Baghdad at 8 p.m. Thursday, injuring four. And another bomb was discovered nearby and was successfully defused.


Gunmen raided the house of a policeman in al Uboor neighbourhood, western Mosul, Thursday, and killed him.

Gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by police in Ghazi Street in central Mosul, Thursday, and killed two policemen and got away.

Gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by Iraqi army in Rifaa'I neighbourhood, western Mosul, Thursday and killed one serviceman and injured another.