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.
- Around noon, a roadside bomb targeted a police patrol near Sarafiya bridge in Uttafiyah neighborhood (north Baghdad).One person was killed and six others were wounded including three policemen .
- Gunmen threw a grenade on a civilian car near Qahtan square in Yarmouk (west Baghdad).Three people were injured .
- Police found three dead bodies in the following neighborhoods in Baghdad: 2 in Karkh bank;1 in Amil and 1 in Iskan. While 1 was found in Fudhailiyah in Risafa bank
- A car bomb targeted an army patrol at 17th July neighborhood. One soldier was killed and another was injured.
- A bomb which was planted inside the car of the deputy dean of Mosul agricultural college.Faris Yunis was killed in that incident.
- A suicide car bomber targeted the Mosul police station in Dawasa (east Mosul).7 people were killed including 3 policemen and i 25 others were injured(policemen and civilians).
- Gunmen killed a policeman in downtown Kirkuk city and then they kidnapped a civilian from the same spot taking him to unknown location.
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