Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Wednesday 05 August 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.


- A roadside bomb targeted ranking police officers in Dora yesterday. Five officers were killed and five policemen and three civilians were injured.


- Four gunmen attacked a police patrol in Mosul city killing one policeman. Police returned fire killing two gunmen and injuring one the fourth fled according to police.


- A parked car bomb targeted civilians on the main road in central Ramadi near the court house. Two women were killed and four civilians were injured.