Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 21 December 2008

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 car bomb detonated in Rifaai neighborhood (west Mosul) targeting an army patrol around 4 p.m. One officer was killed and four soldiers were wounded.


- Hashim Rashid, an attorney general for the court of Hindiyah in Babil province, suffered fatal injuries early Sunday when he was shot while driving his car on a highway. Iraqi police said coalition forces opened fire on the attorney's car. U.S. forces have not confirmed the incident.