Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 19 February 2009

McClatchy NewspapersFebruary 19, 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.

Baghdad

- A roadside bomb detonated in Karadat Mariam neighborhood in downtown Baghdad around 1 p.m. Three people were injured.

- A roadside bomb targeted the convoy of Adel Abdul Mahdi’s guards near the Masbah intersection in Karrada neighborhood in downtown Baghdad around 1:30 p.m. Eight people were wounded including four guards.

Mosul

- A suicide bomber targeted a police patrol in Wadi Hajar in southern Mosul early morning. One policeman was killed and five people were wounded including two policemen.

- A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in the New Mosul neighborhood in western Mosul in the evening. One policeman was wounded.

- A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Ghazi street in downtown Mosul around 7 p.m. One civilian was wounded.

Anbar

- A roadside bomb detonated in Garma neighborhood in northern Falluja near a police station around 10 a.m. Four people were wounded including two policemen.

- A magnetic bomb detonated under a policeman’s car in Zedan’s neighborhood in eastern Fallujah. Two people were killed (the policeman’s father and wife) and he was wounded in that incident.

2009 McClatchy Nespapers

McClatchy Washington Bureau is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service