The daily Iraq violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers in Baghdad from police, military and medical reports. This is not a comprehensive list of all violence in Iraq, much of which goes unreported. All times are Iraq local times.
-Around 9 a.m. Thursday, planted bombs destroyed the Risala police station in Abu Ghraib (west of Baghdad), which was empty and under construction.
-Around 12 p.m. Thursday, random fire injured three people in the Risala neighborhood (west Baghdad).
-Around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, seven mortars hit Nahrawan district (south of Baghdad), with no casualties reported.
-These incidents took place in Baghdad between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday:
Mortars hit the Green Zone, targeting the Cabinet building, the Unknown Soldier monument and al-Rashid hotel. One person was killed and two injured.
Mortars hit the Doura neighborhood (south Baghdad), injuring two people.
-Five dead bodies were found in Baghdad: two in Za'faraniya, one in Toubchi, one in Saidiya and one in Amil.
-Around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, a suicide car bomber targeted the highway police patrol station in Fallujah, killing two policemen and injuring five others.
-Around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, a suicide bomber targeted the municipality building of al-Riadh district (west of Kirkuk) during the weekly session of the board. Six were injured - three soldiers, two policemen and a civilian.
-Around 5 p.m. Wednesday, gunmen planted bombs inside Ali Kamal al-Deen shrine in Arab Thuailib village, destroying the dome and a large portion of the shrine.
-TV news reports Thursday said the head of Diyala university has disappeared. Earlier, he had reported that 12 university lecturers were killed and 44 others transferred to other universities seeking safety.
-Wednesday night and Thursday morning, British bases in Basra were targeted by indirect fire and RBG7 missiles, but no casualties were reported.
-During the last 24 hours, seven people in Basra were killed in sectarian violence resulting from the Samarra explosions.
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