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. Baghdad - Around 4 a.m. an IED explosion targeted an Iraqi army patrol in Bub Al Sham area. 5 soldiers were killed and one was injured. - Around 7 a.m. mortar shells landed in Abu Disheer. 2 residents were killed and 6 were injured. - Around 10 a.m. a parked car bomb detonated in Al Arasat area. 1 civilian was killed and 3 were injured. - Around 11 a.m. a mortar shell landed in the vicinity of Babil hotel. 2 civilians were injured. - Around 4 p.m. a suicide car bomb targeted national Iraqi police in Al Harthiyah. 2 killed (one of the two was civilian) and 12 were injured (8 of them were civilians). - A kidnapped man was released by his abductors. The man drove back to his family in New Baghdad, district 702. As soon as he entered the house the car exploded killing 2 and injuring 5 of the family. The man was killed. - A mortar shell targeted Al Sadr police station. One vehicle was damaged. - An American helicopter killed on man in Sheikh Omar area today, Iraqi police said. - Iraqi police found 25 dead bodies throughout the capital. 2 in Shuala, 3 in Saidiyah, 1 in Ealam, 1 in Qadisiyah, 2 in Shurta Rabiaa, 6 in Amil, 4 in Doura, 3 in Bayaa, 1 in Jisr Diyala, 1 in Sleikh, 1 in Sadr. Kirkuk - Series of bombings in the oil-rich northern city of Kirkuk killed 70 and injured 160, Kirkuk hospital official said today. The four bombings in different areas of the city took place around midday. A suicide truck bomb targeted the head quarter of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) causing severe damages to the building and the surrounding building that most of it follow the party. The second explosion was a parked car bomb in the busy bus station in the city and the market. The third explosion was a suicide car bomb targeted Iraqi police patrol killing one police officer and injuring 4 other policemen. The fourth explosion was a controlled explosion when the troops suspected a parked car to be a car bomb, causing no human casualties. - An IED explosion targeted a police patrol in Al Hawija west of Kirkuk yesterday night. One police was injured. - Gunmen killed policeman Majid Wahab Abdullah of Kubri police north of Kirkuk today. Police detained five suspects and seized two Kalashnikovs after the attack. - An American patrol opened fire on an approaching car injuring Judge Hussein Tahmas on the main road between Kirkuk and Arbil. The judge is working in Kalar court house (140 Km south of Sulaimaniyah). Diyala - Mortar shells landed in Al Khalis yesterday night and early morning today. 11 residents were injured. Basra - Police found 3 dead bodies throughout Basra today. Dr. Zaki Al Fadagh dead body was found today by police. The late doctor was a surgeon in Al Sadr hospital and was kidnapped by gunmen from his house about 2 a.m. in the morning today. The other 2 dead bodies were found in central and western the city. - Police found a handcuffed man in Alukta area (20 Km south of Basra). the man was kidnapped by gunmen and tortured and was released three days ago in the desert till police found him today. Fallujah - Gunmen leveled 6 houses in Garma town within the last two days. the houses belong to police members. Gunmen stormed the houses, trapped them with explosives. These actions reduced the number of locals who were volunteering to the police. - Four Fallujah police members were killed in Fallujah today. The four policemen were attacked by a man in a truck as he was passing their checkpoint. Police imposed full vehicles ban in three neighborhoods of Fallujah after the incident.