Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 29 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.


Around 7 p.m. an Iraqi soldier was killed in Athemiyah neighborhood in northeast Baghdad by an adhesive bomb that was stuck to his car.


Four people were killed and 23 others were injured when a parked car bomb detonated inside a market place in Sinjar town west of Mosul on Saturday morning.

Four Iraqi soldiers were wounded when mortar shells hit a base of the Iraqi army in west Mosul on Saturday evening.


Around 8 a.m. ten people including four policemen were killed and 14 civilians when a suicide bomber driving a truck full with bombs targeted the center of the emergency force of Shirgat police in Shergat town north of Tikrit. 16 cars and seven stores were damaged in the explosion


Two policemen were killed and four others were wounded by a roadside bomb in Muqdadiyah town northeast of Baquba around 7 p.m.


Around 11 p.m. a roadside bomb detonated in downtown Fallujah west of Baghdad targeting the car of Khalid Ghannam, the manager of the Constitutional Party in Fallujah killing him and two of his guards.