Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 17 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.


- Around 8:30 a.m. a sticky bomb stuck on a car that belongs to employees of the Ministry of Rebuilding and Construction exploded in Dora neighborhood, injuring three passengers.

- Around 11:30 a.m. a sticky bomb stuck on a civilian car exploded in Karrada neighborhood injuring three civilians.

- Around 2 p.m. gunmen stormed several goldsmiths’ shops in Mansour neighborhood killing three shops owners. A citizen ran to inform the nearby police patrols and police clashed with gunmen as they left the building. Gunmen used grenades and machineguns killing two policemen and the citizen that informed the police. Police returned fire and killed two of the gunmen and the rest of the gunmen fled the place. The total number of gunmen was not clear to the ministry of interior sources.