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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Friday 22 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.

Baghdad

A mortar round fell on Abu Nawas river bank at 10 a.m. Friday causing no casualties. It was targeting the Green Zone (across the river) and fell short, said Iraqi Police.

A mortar round fell on al Ghadeer neighbourhood at 6 p.m. Thursday injuring two civilians and causing material damages to one home.

A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Talbiyah neighbourhood, northeast Baghdad at 10 p.m. Thursday. No casualties were reported.

Nineveh

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Bab al Jedeed neighbourhood, western Mosul Friday morning killing one policeman and injuring six others. The explosion also destroyed two police vehicles.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in al Rifaai neighbourhood, western Mosul Friday morning injuring one female bystander.

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