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Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 15 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

Four mortar shells hit the IZ near in a location near the American embassy around 7 p.m. killing two civilians and injuring five.

Kirkuk

Two policemen and a civilian were injured by a roadside bomb in downtown Kirkuk on Tuesday morning.

A civilian was stabbed to death by unknown attackers in Kirkuk city on Tuesday morning.

Nineveh

A traffic police was injured when insurgent targeted him with their machineguns near his house in east Mosul on Tuesday afternoon.

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