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.
An IED exploded targeting a US convoy near al Nosoor square west Baghdad around 8,00 am. No casualties reported.
Around 8,15 am, two mortar shells hit Owereeg industrial area south Baghdad causing no casualties.
Three civilians were injured in an IED explosion that exploded after the passing of an American convoy in Baladiyat neighborhood east Baghdad around 10,00 am. Some cars were damaged in the explosions while no casualties among the American patrol were reported.
Two road side bombs (2 bottles filled with explosive materials) exploded near al Qubbanchi mosque in Harthyah neighborhood south Baghdad around 1,00 pm. No casualties reported.
Police found seven anonymous bodies in Baghdad today. Four bodies were found in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (1 body in Zayuna, 1 body in New Baghdad, 1 body in Ma’amil and 1 body in Talbiyah). The three other bodies were found in Karkh, the western side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (2 bodies in Tobchi and 1 body in Doura). Police said that all the bodies were handcuffed, eye folded and shot dead.
Two civilians were killed and nine others were wounded in a parked car bomb downtown Gayara town south of Mosul city today morning.
Gunmen killed attacked a house in Kalar village 140 kms south of Sulaimaniyah province yesterday night killing a 35 years old mother and her 13 years old daughter.
15 civilians were killed and 8 others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside a mourning tent in al Hajjaj village south Tikrit around 7,00 pm. The suicide bomber tried to assassinate the security deputy of Salahuddin province Ahmed Abdullah who was in the mourning tent of his dead uncle. Abdullah survived from the assassination attempt.
Two policemen were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted their patrol in Muqdadiyah town east of Baquba city today afternoon.
Gunmen destroyed with explosives Mecca al Mukarrama primary school and a house in al Malali village, part of Wajihiyah district east of Baquba city today afternoon. The gunmen burnt also al-Malali mosque.