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.
Around 9,30 am, an IEd exploded near Al Taharyat square in Karrada neighborhood downtown Baghdad. No casualties reported.
Police found 4 bodies in Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Amil, 1 body in Bayaa, 1 body in Zafaraniyah and 1 body in Sadr city.
A car bomb had been detonated under control by the Iraqi security forces in Adhemiyah neighborhood north Baghdad around 6,00 pm.
Gunmen opened fire attacking one of the offices of the PUK in Sadyah town northeast Baquba city yesterday evening. Two Kurdish security members knows as Bashmarga were killed in the incident.
3 civilians were injured in an IED explosion in Al Askari neighborhood in Hawija town west Kirkuk early morning today.
The mayor of Al Manzila village, part of Hawija town was killed today afternoon when gunmen attacked him while he was in Hawija market with his son who was injured in the incident.
The head of the local council of Abo Al Khaseeb, town 20Kms south of Basra city Ali Hussein had survived from an assassination attempt. Police said gunmen attacked Hussein’s convoy was attacked in the center of the town early morning today adding that three of his guards were injured.
Police found an anonymous body near the outskirts of Biji city north of Tikrit city