Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq-Tuesday 24 March 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 civilians near the traffic bridge between Ameriyah and Jihad neighbourhoods, western Baghdad at 8 a.m. Tuesday injuring three young men.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Baladiyat neighbourhood in east Baghdad at 2 p.m. Tuesday injuring two civilians. No casualties were reported by the U.S. military.


A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol near the Municipality building in central Mosul, Monday evening injuring two civilians.

Two roadside bombs detonated in succession targeting an Iraqi Army patrol in al Hadbaa neighbourhood at around 9 p.m. Monday injuring one civilian and one serviceman.

Gunmen targeted a policeman on his annual vacation in al Najafi Street, central Mosul at 1.30 p.m. Tuesday, killing him straight away.


- Gunmen killed a man in downtown Haditha (west of Ramadi) around 4 p.m. The man was released from Bucca prison in Basra two day ago and he was accused of killing some people in Haditha a year ago, police said.