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 Katyusha missile hit a house in Taji district, a northern suburb of Baghdad injuring two women and causing extensive material damage to the house.
A roadside bomb targeted civilians in the city of Yousifiyah, 25 km to the south of Baghdad City killing two, injuring four others.
Five American soldiers were killed, and one wounded from a suicide truck bomb attack at 10 a.m. Friday in Mosul. Two Iraqi National Police were also killed and 62 people injured, 20 of whom were Iraqi security personnel, Iraqi police said. The suicide truck bomb exploded near the Iraqi National Police headquarters in al Mansour neighbourhood in the southwest section of the city. The U.S. military confirmed the incident.
- Gunmen killed Dhafir Hashim Al Jumayl, a cousin of the parliament member Usama Al-Nijaifi and his brother Atheel Al-Nijaifi who headed Al-Hadbaa list which won 48% votes of the last provincial elections, in Zihour neighborhood in Mosul around noon.
- A roadside bomb detonated in Zahraa neighborhood in eastern Mosul on Friday afternoon. A mother was killed while her daughter was wounded.
A roadside bomb targeted civilians on the main route from the village of Mansouriyat al Jabal to Muqdadiyah, 36 km to the east of Baquba killing the mother and father, injuring their three children.
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