Roun-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Sunday 24 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.


Three people were wounded including a policeman when a roadside bomb detonated in Athemiyah neighborhood northeast Baghdad around 8 a.m.


At least 45 civilians were injured when a suicide car bomb targeted a US military convoy in Dawwasa neighborhood in downtown Mosul on Sunday morning. The explosion destroyed 15 cars and many commercial shops.

Gunmen broke in on Sunday morning a house in Palestine neighborhood in east Mosul killing a woman and her daughter.