Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq-Saturday 9 May 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.


- Around 10 a.m. gunmen opened fire on a policeman who was on his vocation in Bab Al-Saray in downtown Mosul on Saturday. The policeman was killed and three civilians were wounded who were at the scene.

- Around noon a roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Al-Jazair neighborhood in eastern Mosul on Saturday. One civilian was wounded.