Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 4 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.


Two roadside bombs targeted a U.S. military convoy in Yarmouk neighbourhood, western Baghdad at 1 a.m. Thursday destroying one military vehicle. No casualties were reported.

A roadside bomb targeted a National Police patrol near the Assyrian market in Doura, south Baghdad at 7 a.m. Thursday injuring one policeman and causing damages to one police car.

A roadside bomb targeted civilians in Tu'ma neighbourhood, Doura in southern Baghdad injuring five young men.


A suicide car bomb targeted a motorcade of a foreign private security company (formed of several SUVs with shaded windows) in Dawasa neighbourhood, central Mosul at 11 a.m. Thursday killing one civilian and injuring six others.


- A roadside bomb targeted an American army patrol in Muqdad town (west of Kirkuk), Iraqi police said with no further information. The coalition forces confirmed an incident in Kirkuk ,but with a grenade attack having one American soldier killed “North Soldier died from injuries received during a grenade attack on a patrol in the Kirkuk province of northern Iraq, June 4” the statement said.