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.
Police found 4 unidentified bodies in Baghdad today. All the bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Amil, 1 body in Mahmoudiyah, 1 body in Eskan and 1 body in Abo Desheer.)
Gunmen killed Sheikh Yasir Al Yasiri, a lecturer in Al Sadr religious university when they attacked him inside his house in Al Hussein neighborhood west Basra yesterday night.
Gunmen killed Sheikh Khalid , a lecturer in Al Sadr religious university in Al Hartha area (20 Kms north of Basra city Wednesday night.
3 people were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted a vehicle near Latifiyah Bridge north of Babil city today afternoon.
Police found 2 unidentified bodies in Kifil town south of Babil city today afternoon. Signs of shooting were obvious on the two bodies, police said.
3 civilians were wounded in an IED explosion inside the main market of Tuz Khurmatu market in Tuz Khurmatu town north of Tikrit city today morning