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 a U.S. military convoy in Taji district, a northern Baghdad suburb, at 10 a.m. Thursday. No casualties were reported by the U.S. military.
An unidentified body was found in Saidiyah neighbourhood, south Baghdad, late Wednesday.
Armed men raided a home in Fhailat village, 30 km to the south of Fallujah, and shot dead the father, mother, uncle and three sons, one of them a baby, and seriously injured the four-year-old daughter. The father belonged to a tribe that was vocal about their anti-Qaida views.
Iranian artillery bombardment resumed late Wednesday, targeting Choman district once again, but causing no human casualties because whole villages have been abandoned.
A magnetic bomb was stuck to a civilian car and detonated from afar, in al Asri neighbourhood in central Tikrit, Wednesday, injuring the driver.
Two armed men on a speeding motorbike opened fire at a group of civilians near al Amin School in al Amin neighbourhood, central Baquba at 11.30 p.m. Wednesday, killing one young man and injuring another.
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