Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 2 August, 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.


A roadside bomb targeted civilians in al Shurta al Rabaa, southwest Baghdad, at 6.30 a.m. Monday, killing two and injuring anther four.


Armed men threw a home made bomb at a police patrol in Farouq neighbourhood, central Mosul, Monday, injuring six civilians.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Rifa'I neighbourhood, west Mosul, Monday, injuring two little girls.

A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol on the main route between Mosul and the town of Hammam al Aleel, to the south of Mosul, Monday, injuring a police officer (a major) and a policeman.

A roadside bomb targeted a civilian car on the main route to Qayara, south Mosul, Monday, killing two civilians who were inside it.

Armed men opened fire at one of the personal security guards of Amina Saadi, MP for secular Iraqiya bloc (that is led by former premier Ayad Allawi) while he was shopping in Bab al Saray marketplace, central Mosul, Monday, killing the security guard and injuring two civilians.


Armed men planted several home made bombs and jerry-cans filled with petrol around the house of a policeman in Garma, a northern suburb of Fallujah, and blew-up the house at dawn, Monday, killing the policeman, his wife and 11-year-old son, and seriously injuring his other son, who is only seven years old.