Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 24 November, 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 magnetic bomb targeted the pick-up truck carrying the imam of a mosque in Mikanik neighbourhood, Doura, southern Baghdad at 10.30 a.m. Monday. The explosion killed the imam and another civilian with him in the car and injured one more.

A magnetic bomb stuck to a parked civilian car detonated near Abu Afif Sweets shop in Karrada out, central Baghdad at 7.30 p.m. Tuesday injuring three civilians.

A magnetic bomb stuck to a civilian car detonated near Antar Square, Adhamiyah, northern Baghdad injuring two civilians.

A roadside bomb targeted a store that sells alcoholic beverages in Shaab neighbourhood, northern Baghdad injuring two people.

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A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy at the checkpoint of the northern entrance of the city of Nasriyah at 8.30 a.m. Monday. The explosion injured four Iraqi policemen who were in a patrol escorting the convoy. No casualties were reported by the U.S. military.


A magnetic bomb targeted the car of the imam of Saqlawiyah mosque in Saqlawiyah, 10 km to the northwest of Fallujah, Monday morning, killing the imam and injuring three of his close relatives.