Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 22 February 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.


- A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi army patrol in Baaj neighborhood in western Mosul around 2 p.m. Five soldiers were killed.

- A roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Hawi al-Kanisa in western Mosul. Two soldiers were killed and three others were wounded.

- A roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Hamam alAleel in southern Mosul. Five soldiers were wounded.

- A gunman threw a grenade at a police patrol in Khalid bin Waleed street in downtown Mosul. A woman was wounded in that incident.