The daily Iraqi 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.
3 civilians were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted a US army patrol in Al Ghadeer neighborhood east Baghdad around 12,00 pm
2 civilians were injured in an IED explosion that targeted a US army convoy in Al Bonouk neighborhood northeast Baghdad around 12,30 pm.
Police found 11 dead bodies in Baghdad. 1 in Karada, 1 in Al Nidhal St, 1 in Saidiyah, 4 in Doura, 1 in Harthiyah, 1 in Shuala, 1 in Mahmoudiyah, 1 in Bayaa.
Yesterday around 11:00 P.M, 3 gunmen in a sedan car attacked a Lt. Col. named Norri in AlMuaalemen district as source of police (refused to reveal his name) has reported today. They shot twice but they missed him and run away rapidly.
The police commander of Basra province Abdul Jalil Khalaf survived from an assassination attempt that targeted his vehicle in Jbala area north Basra around 3,00 pm.