Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 11 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.


Armed men in Iraqi army uniform stormed a house in Haswa village, near the town of Yousifiyah, to the south of Baghdad, at around 3 a.m. Monday, took six men from that house and executed them not far from their home and drove off in their pick-up trucks. By chance two of victims left for dead, are in critical condition but alive in hospital. They were all Sahwa members. Iraqi military authorities denied any knowledge of such an operation.

A roadside bomb targeted the motorcade of Lieut. Gen. Munim al Sayid Abdulqadir, Director of Criminal Investigation department, on Muhammed al Qassim highway, east Baghdad, at 8 a.m. Monday. The explosion killed the driver and injured Abdulqadir, anther police officer and one civilian.

A roadside bomb targeted a Federal Police patrol in, Uqba bin Nafi Square, Karrada, central Baghdad, at 9 a.m. Monday, without causing any casualties.

A roadside bomb targeted civilians near Shaab Stadium, Zayuna neighbourhood, east Baghdad, at around 10 a.m. Monday, injuring four.

A roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Sakallat Street, Abu Ghraib district, 20 km to the west of the city of Baghdad, Monday, injuring one army serviceman and seven civilian passers by.

A magnetic bomb that was stuck to the private car of the photographer of former Speaker of Parliament, al Mashhadani, detonated, in al Nasr wal Salam neighbourhood in Abu Ghraib district, to the west of Baghdad, Monday, causing the photographer minor injuries.

Several home made bombs that were planted around an abandoned house in al Nasr wal Salam neighbourhood in Abu Ghraib district, to the west of Baghdad, detonated Monday, bringing the house down without causing any casualties.


A magnetic bomb that was stuck to a civilian car, detonated on Ru'ood Bridge in Garma, east Fallujah, Monday, killing the driver and seriously injuring his wife, who was in the car with him.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Garma, east Fallujah, killing one police officer and injuring two policemen.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Sa'da village, near the city of Qaem, far to the west, near the Syrian border, Monday. The explosion injured one policeman.


A roadside bomb targeted an ambulance passing by an open air market in the south of Kirkuk city, seriously injuring a doctor and destroying the vehicle.