Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq, Wednesday 11 August, 2010

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.


Three armed men stormed the house of Dr. Intisar Mohammed Hasen, Administrator of Ilwiyah Maternity Hospital, at 5 a.m. Wednesday, killed Hasen and left her husband and son hand-bound and blindfolded. The incident took place in Jadriyah, Karrada, central Baghdad.

A roadside bomb exploded in Maysaloon Square, east Baghdad, Wednesday morning, without any casualties.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Taji, north Baghdad, Wednesday. No casualties were reported.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car, detonated in Saidiyah neighbourhood, southwest Baghdad, killing the civilian driver and seriously injuring the passenger.

A magnetic bomb that was tuck to a car belonging to an Iraqi army soldier, detonated in Jami'a intersection, west Baghdad, late Tuesday, killing the soldier and seriously injuring the other passenger.

Three mortar rounds his Karrada neighbourhood, late Tuesday, injuring two civilians and causing extensive material damages to two homes.

One unidentified body was found in Jihad neighbourhood, west Baghdad, late Tuesday.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol near an Iraqi army checkpoint in Tel Afar, west Mosul, injuring two policemen.

The bodies of two yong men in their twenties were found in Tahrir neighbourhood, east Mosul.


Armed men thre a home made bomb at a Sahwa checkpoint in Dhuluiyah, to the north of Tikrit, killing five Sahwa members.