Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 18 June 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.


Around 9 a.m. mortar shells hit the green zone in downtown Baghdad. No news about casualties had been reported.


One Iraqi soldier was injured by a roadside bomb that targeted a patrol of the Iraqi army in al Arabi neighborhood in north Mosul on Thursday morning.


Around 7 a.m. an adhesive bomb that was stuck to a civilian car. The incident took place in Sadiyah area northeast of Baquba. A man and his son were injured in the incident.