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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 3 October, 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.

Baghdad

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car detonated on the old Abu Ghraib road, near Jami'a neighbourhood, west Baghdad at around 9.30 a.m. Sunday, killing the driver.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car detonated near Darwish intersection in Saidiyah neighbourhood, south Baghdad at around 1 p.m. Sunday, seriously injuring both the driver and the passenger.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car detonated near Masbah intersection in Karrada neighbourhood, central Baghdad at around 3 p.m. Sunday, seriously injuring both the driver and the passenger.

Anbar

Men armed with pistols fitted with silencers attacked a police checkpoint in central Fallujah, early Sunday, killing one police officer and injuring another.

Diyala

Men armed with pistols fitted with silencers broke into the home of a Sahwa member in Ameen neighbourhood, central Baquba, at 9.30 a.m. Sunday, and shot him dead.

Nineveh

Two roadside bombs exploded in quick succession targeting a motorcade carrying the Director of Investigation and the Head of Intelligence in the province. The motorcade was passing through Faisaliyah neighbourhood, east Mosul. Missing their mark, the explosions caused no casualties.

Armed men stormed a house in a village in Wanah district, to the northeast of Mosul, at 5.30 p.m. Sunday. They killed the father and left.

Armed men threw a home made bomb at a U.S. military convoy in Faisaliyah neighbourhood, east Mosul, Sunday. No casualties were reported by the U.S. military.

A car bomb parked in an open-air market in Tel Afar district, west Mosul, was detected, but exploded while being defused by a bomb squad, Sunday afternoon, seriously injuring three bomb-squad members.

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