Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 8 December 2009

The daily Iraqi 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.


Four civilian were wounded when a roadside bomb targeted a convoy of American troops in Bob al Sham area northeast Baghdad around 9 a.m.

127 people were killed and 448 others were wounded by five car bombs detonated in sequence throughout Baghdad on Tuesday morning. The first suicide car bomb detonated near Technical College in Doura neighborhood in south Baghdadsuicide, the second car bomb blew up near by judiciary institute in al Qahera neighborhood in northeast Baghdad, the third suicide car bomb targeted the building of MOI in downtown Baghdad, and the fourth suicide car bomb targeted Supreme Court in Mansour neighborhood in west Baghdad while the fifth one targeted the substitute building of financial ministry downtown Baghdad.


A roadside bomb was laid in front of the house of policeman killing his and injuring his mother with two children in Nazal neighborhood south Fallujah.

A magnetic bomb stuck to a car of an employee in MOI killing him and another man was in the car in downtown of Fallujah, Monday evening.


A policeman was killed when an insurgent opened fire upon a police checkpoint in Suq Al Shaareen neighborhood downtown Mosul, Tuesday. The policeman chased the killer and arrested him.