Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 22 May 2009

McClatchy NewspapersMay 22, 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.


A mortar round fell on Abu Nawas river bank at 10 a.m. Friday causing no casualties. It was targeting the Green Zone (across the river) and fell short, said Iraqi Police.

A mortar round fell on al Ghadeer neighbourhood at 6 p.m. Thursday injuring two civilians and causing material damages to one home.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Talbiyah neighbourhood, northeast Baghdad at 10 p.m. Thursday. No casualties were reported.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Bab al Jedeed neighbourhood, western Mosul Friday morning killing one policeman and injuring six others. The explosion also destroyed two police vehicles.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in al Rifaai neighbourhood, western Mosul Friday morning injuring one female bystander.

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