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 11:45 a.m. a roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Al Yarmouk neighborhood injuring two policemen and four civilians.
- Gunmen raided a house in Al Yabsa neighborhood in Mosul city killing the parents and injuring four members of the family including one child.
- A roadside bomb targeted a police vehicle in Mosul city injuring one policeman and one civilian.
- At least eight civilians including women from one family were killed in a U.S. air strike in Al Dour town, 15 miles south of Tikrit, early Friday morning Iraqi police and witnesses said. A U.S. military statement said the attack targeted a "terrorist". The statement said one armed man was killed and an airstrike killed three other suspects and three women. The statement also said one child was rescued from the rubble.
2008 McClatchy Newspapers