Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 4 August 2008

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 people including an Iraqi soldier were killed and 15 others (9 Iraqi soldiers and 6 civilians) were injured in a roadside bomb that targeted a patrol of the Iraqi army near al Mawwal restaurant in Palestine Street in east Baghdad around 6:00 a.m.

Two policemen were injured in a roadside bomb that targeted a police patrol on Mahdiyah bridge in Doura neighborhood in south Baghdad around 8:00 a.m.

Police found two unidentified bodies in Baghdad. The first body was found in Talbiyah and the second was found in Iskan.


Two insurgents were killed when they attacked a check point of the Iraqi army in Sina’at al Karama area west of Mosul city on Monday afternoon.

Four policemen were injured in a parked car bomb that targeted their vehicle in Sooq al Ma’ash area in downtown Mosul city on Monday afternoon.

An IED exploded in Dorat al Yarmouk area in west Mosul city targeting the convoy of Khisro Koran, the deputy of Mosul governor on Monday afternoon. One of Korans; guards was killed and six others were wounded.

A body of a female employee in the governorate office were found in al Zohoor area in downtown Mosul city.