Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 10 May 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 the motorcade of Major General Jafar al Khafaji, Chief of Baghdad traffic police, in Hurriyah Square in Karrada in downtown Baghdad at 8:07 a.m. Three people were wounded.

- Around 9 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted an American patrol in Ur neighborhood in northeast Baghdad on Sunday. No casualties reported.


Brigadier General Hakeem Jassim, Head of Social Care in Zubair district was assassinated by gunmen in his stationary store in Zubair district, 30 km to the west of Basra City Saturday evening.