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. It’s posted without editing as transmitted to McClatchy’s Washington Bureau.
Baghdad - 60 Iraqis were killed and 130 wounded in a parked car explosion targeted the civilians near Khillani mosque downtown Baghdad. The explosion happened around 2,30 in an industrial where tens of car fixing workshops are located. - An Iraqi soldier was killed and 3 others injured in an IED explosion targeted their patrol in Doura neighborhood south Baghdad around 12.00 pm. - 3 civilians were wounded in an IED explosion in Yarmouk neighborhood downtown Baghdad around 11,00 am. - An Iraqi soldier was killed and another was injured in an IED explosion targeted their vehicle in Doura neighborhood today after noon. - Three civilians were injured when a mortar shell landed in Al Shaab neighborhood around 7 p.m. - Two civilians were killed and 19 were injured when a mortar shell landed in Zafaraniya neighborhood around 7 p.m. - Gunmen killed LC Alaa Abdullah Hamdan an Iraqi borders police officer in Al Shurta tunnel area west of Baghdad today after noon. - Police found 21 dead bodies throughout Baghdad. 2 in Doura, 2 in Ameriyah, 2 in Kadhemiyah, 2 in Amil, 2 in Bayaa, 2 in Shuala, 3 in Adhamiyah, 2 in New Baghdad and 2 in Sadr. Basra - Basra police spokesman said that 3 civilians were killed and a policeman was injured when mortar shells hit the joint accord center in Al Hakimiyah neighborhood downtown Basra city yesterday evening Diyala - Five Iraqi soldiers were killed and other 16 were injured when gunmen attacked their convoy near Hibhib area last night. The soldiers are Kurd and were heading back to the north after finishing their rotation in Baghdad. yesterday evening.