Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq-Monday 1 June 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.


- At dawn an IED hidden under one of the tables of the Rashid vegetable market in Dora neighborhood in southern Baghdad on Monday. Four people were killed and 13 others were wounded.

Around noon a roadside bomb targeted civilians in Palestine Street in northeastern Baghdad on Monday. Three civilians were injured.


A suicide truck bomb targeted a checkpoint in Jalowlaa about 74 miles to the northeast of Baquba on Monday. One civilian was killed and three others were wounded including a policeman.

Iraqi Police found 14 unidentified bodies in Khan Beni Saad, 7 miles to the south of Baquba on Monday. According to the investigation, the bodies were buried around one year ago. The area was under the control of al Qaida at that time.

Fifty unidentified bodies were buried by the coordination of Baquba hospital and the city council. Those dead bodies were found in Diyala province during the past two months (April and May) said a spokesman for Diyala Operations Room.


Around 9 a.m. an insurgent threw a hand grenade at the last vehicle of a U.S. military convoy in Bab al Toob in central Mosul on Monday. One young boy was killed and 15 other civilians were injured, some of them suffer from serious injuries.