Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 13 January 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.


Three mortar rounds fell in Raghiba Khatun, a residential neighbourhood Adhamiyah, northern Baghdad at 7.30 p.m. Tuesday injuring seven civilians and causing severe damage to three houses.

A roadside bomb targeted a National Police patrol in Doura, southern Baghdad at 8 p.m. injuring eight civilians.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in New Mosul, western Mosul City killing one policeman, injuring another.

Gunmen opened fire upon a policeman in al Najafi Street, central Mosul severely wounding him.