Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 25 February 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.


- A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Illam neighborhood in southwest Baghdad around 7 p.m. Six people were wounded including two policemen.


- Police opened fire at a suspected suicide car bomber near a check point in Bashiqa in northeast of Mosul around 3:30 p.m. The car was detonated and the suicide bomber was killed.

- Gunmen threw a grenade at a police patrol at the Kornish street in downtown Mosul. Two people were wounded.