Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Wednesday 25 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.


Armed men in military uniform raided a house in Tarmiyah, northern Baghdad, early Wednesday, and killed a family of six: two women, one fifteen year old girl and three men, said Iraqi police.

A magnetic bomb stuck to a policeman's personal car detonated in Ur neighbourhood, Wednesday, injuring one civilian passer by.

A roadside bomb targeted the personal car of an employee in the interior ministry near the National Theatre in Karrada, central Baghdad injuring four people, the employee inside the car and three civilian pedestrians.


A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi army patrol in al Hadbaa neighbourhood injuring two servicemen and one civilian.

A booby trapped wooden push cart abandoned near a marketplace in Zuhoor neighbourhood, east Mosul, detonated, Wednesday, with no casualties reported.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol on the road to imam Weis, east Baquba at 10.30 a.m. Wednesday injuring three policemen, two of whom are in critical condition.


A magnetic bomb that was planted in the car of a policeman detonated in the centre of Kirkuk city, Wednesday, seriously injuring him.


A roadside bomb planted near a restaurant in the centre of the city detonated Wednesday morning and 15 minutes later a booby trapped motorcycle detonated in the same place. Thirteen civilians were killed and 26 others were injured as a result of both explosions.