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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 3 August 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.

Baghdad

On Sunday evening, a katusha rocket hit the green zone in downtown Baghdad. No casualties reported.

Two civilians were injured by a bomb in Bab alSharji area in downtown Baghdad around 10 a.m.

Two civilians were injured when a bomb detonated inside a minibus in Alrisala neighborhood in south Baghdad around 6 p.m.

Anbar

Two people were killed and seven others were injured when a suicide car bomb detonated targeting a police checkpoint in Saqlawiyah area north of Fallujah around 10 a.m.

Nineveh

One Iraqi soldier was killed and two others were wounded by a roadside bomb in Alislah AlZira'I western Mosul.

One Iraqi soldier was killed and two others were wounded by a roadside bomb in Wadi Hajar area.

Police shot dead a driver suspected to drive a car bomb in New Mosul area on Monday afternoon. After searching the car, police found bombs and dynamite.

Babil

One civilian was killed and three others were wounded by a car bomb in Eskendariyah town north of Hilla city on Monday morning.

Two people were killed and 19 others were wounded by a car bomb in north Hilla city on Mondy afternoon.

Eight people were wounded by a car bomb south of Hilla city on Monday afternoon.

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