Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 31 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 Around 8 a.m. a roadside bomb detonated targeting a US convoy in Rustimiyah area southern Baghdad injuring five Iraqi people. Four people were wounded by a roadside bomb that targeted a convoy for Baghdad municipality in Bab Al-Sharji area in downtown Baghdad around 9 a.m.

Two civilians were killed and ten others were injured by a roadside bomb inside a market place in Mahmoudiyah area in south Baghdad around 6 p.m.

Three civilians were wounded by an adhesive bomb that was stuck to a civilian car in Athemiyah neighborhood in northeast Baghdad around 3 p.m. Nineveh Four policemen including a high rank officer were injured by a roadside bomb in Zinjili area in west Mosul on Sunday evening. Gunmen using pistols with silencers killed a woman in Al-Mithaq neighborhood in south Mosul on Monday morning. Gunmen using pistols with silencers killed an owner of stationery store in downtown Mosul on Monday morning.


A civilian was killed and 13 others were injured when a parked car bomb detonated near a police station in Khanaqin town northeast of Baquba around 7 p.m.

Around 8 p.m. an IED detonated in the market place of Khalis town north of Baquba targeting the district commissioner of Khalis Uday Al-Khadran injuring him, his sone and four of his guards.