Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 21 August 2009

McClatchy NewspapersAugust 21, 2009 

The daily Iraqi 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.


Two civilians were killed and 20 others were wounded when an adhesive bomb that was attached to a civilian car detonated inside Al-rasheed wholesale market in south Baghdad around 8 a.m.


Two guards of Captain Jamal al Jumaili, the in charge officer of Fallujah checkpoints were wounded when a bomb detonated near the house of the officer in Fallujah west of Baghdad on Thursday night.

Around 1 p.m. gunmen driving a speeding car opened fire upon Sheikh Abdul Rahman Thahir Al-dhari while he was leaving the mosque in Al-zidan area in east Fallujah after the Friday prayers. Two of the Sheikh's guards were injured.


A civilian was killed and three others were injured when a bomb detonated in Tal Afar city west of Mosul on Friday morning.

Four Iraqi soldiers including two officers were killed and one was injured by a roadside bomb that targeted their vehicle on Zammar – Rabiaa Street northwest of Mosul on Friday afternoon.


Gunmen attacked a former Kurdish lawmaker in south Kirkuk inuring him, his wife and his son.

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