Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq-Sunday 30 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.


- Around 9 a.m. Mortar shell slammed into Al Kamaliyah neighborhood killing one civilian and injuring five others.

- Around 9 a.m. a roadside bomb targeted a vehicle of Iraqi police in Dora injuring one policeman and two civilians.

- Around 4:30 p.m. a suicide bomber driving a car bomb targeted an Iraqi army checkpoint in Adhemiyah neighborhood killing one civilians and injuring 10 civilians and two soldiers.

- Around 6 p.m. gunmen killed a civilian as he was playing soccer with friends in Al Hussainiyah town east of Baghdad.


- Gunmen killed a policeman off duty in central Mosul city.

- Gunmen killed an employee of ministry of electricity as he left the governmental building in Aden neighborhood east Mosul.

- Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint west Mosul. The attack resulted in injuring one soldier.