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.


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


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.


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