Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 4 December 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 parked car bomb detonated in the commercial street of Saidiyah neighbourhood, southwest Baghdad at 7.30 p.m. Friday injuring five civilians.


Gunmen raided the home of Hazim Akbar, a Turkoman living in Tuz Khormatu district, to the northeast of Tikrit, early Friday. They shot Akbar, a 54 year old father of eight several times and ran off. Akbar died soon after he reached the hospital.


One insurgent killed and another injured Friday when the IED they were attempting to plant on the side of the road in Athba village in south Mosul blew up.