Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 13 August 2009

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 13, 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.


- Around noon, a roadside bomb targeted civilians in Mahmudiyah town south of Baghdad city. Three civilians were injured including one child.

- Around 7:30 p.m. a bicycle loaded with explosives exploded targeting civilians in Abu Desheer south Baghdad killing two civilians and injuring 13.

- Around 10 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted civilians near a café in Dora. One civilian was killed and five others were injured.


- Four bombs targeted four houses in Al Hadbaa neighborhood in Mosul. No casualties were reported.

- Two suicide bombers wearing vest bombs targeted civilians in a café and a restaurant in Sinjar town, 80 miles northwest of Mosul, killing 17 civilians and injuring 26. Most of them were Yazidis.


- A suicide bomber wearing a vest bomb tried to attack a Sufi Muslims gathering in Al Jahiza area south of Baquba. The explosion killed the suicide bomber only.

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