Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 13 March 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 woman was killed and a man was injured by a roadside bomb in Doura neighborhood in south Baghdad around 9 a.m.

Two civilians were injured by a roadside in Khadhraa neighborhood in west Baghdad around 10 a.m.

Four policemen were injured by a roadside bomb in New Baghdad neighborhood in east Baghdad around 10 a.m.


Gunmen assassinated a school guard east of Baquba around 6 a.m. Sahwa members clashed with the insurgents after the incident. One Sahwa member was injured during the clashes.

Gunmen killed a bus driver in Imam Wis area east of Baquba around 2 p.m.

Around 1 p.m., a bomb detonated near a photo lab in Baquba city belongs to a man that was killed less than a week ago. The lab was destroyed completely.


A policeman was killed by a roadside bomb which targeted a police patrol in south Mosul on Thursday evening.

Gunmen killed a policeman near his house in east Mosul.


A Katusha rocket hit the British base in Basra international airport west Basra on Thursday evening. The spokesman of the British forces confirmed that no casualties happened.