Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 16 May, 2010

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.


Armed men shot and killed the muezzin of al Rawi Mosque in al Zinjilly neighbourhood, west Mosul just after evening prayers, Saturday.

In al Hatra district, 80 km to the south of Mosul, a shepherd was killed when a "strange object" exploded while he was exploring, Saturday.

Armed men in a speeding car threw a home made bomb at a police patrol in Zinjilly neighbourhood, west Mosul, Saturday, injuring a small child.