Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 17 January, 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 placed inside a garbage dump detonated in al Ghedeer neighbourhood, eastern Baghdad at around 9 a.m. Sunday, killing one civilian and injuring four others.


Three brothers from the Mjamma'i tribe were handcuffed, blindfolded and executed on their doorstep when their home was raided by an unknown group of around thirty men dressed in military uniforms in Kharab village, Buhruz district, 4 km to the south of Baquba at 2 a.m. Sunday.