The daily Iraq violence report is compiled by McClatchy Newspapers Specisal Correspondents in Baghdad from police, military and medical reports. This is noy 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.
A roadside bomb exploded in the junction near the Shaab Stadium, east Baghdad injuring 3 civilians at around 08:00 this morning.
A car bomb exploded in Mraidi market place, Sadr City, north east Baghdad at around 12:30 this afternoon. The explosion left 4 civilians dead and 33 injured. The vehicle carrying the explosives was a Kia mini-bus parked on the side of the road at the entrance to the market.
3 bodies were found in Baghdad by Iraqi Police today. 1 in al-Husseiniyah, 1 in Zayuna and 1 in Tobchi.
Gunmen stormed a house in the town of Awja, 10 km to the south of Tikrit last night. They shot and killed Labib Ali al-Zaidan, his wife and 7 of his family members using silencers on their weapons.
Gunmen shot and killed Staff General and commander of a division in former Iraqi Army, Mejeed Mahmoud Hussein as he was driving his car near the industrial area, south Samarra at around 01:00 this afternoon. Hussein had been detained in Bucca prison by Coalition Forces for three years and was released 2 months ago.
In Kan'ous town, to the northeast of Shirqat city, to the south of Mosul, 2 gunmen, putting together an explosive device were killed when the explosives went off. It turned out that they were amongst the most wanted by the Shirqat Police.
Chief of Ba'aj district Police Station, Colonel Hazim al-Juburi and 3 of his security detail were injured as a roadside bomb targeted his motorcade in Ba'aj, west Mosul before noon today.
A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi Army patrol, injuring 2 soldiers and destroying the Hummer vehicle they were driving.
Gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Jalowlaa, 105 km to the east of Baquba. The commander of the checkpoint personnel called for re-enforcements, but their vehicle was targeted by an IED, 7 policemen were injured.
Al-Anfal Intermediate School was bombed by gunmen in the village of Misyara near the town of Khan Beni Saad, 15 km to the south of Baquba late this afternoon.
Gunmen assassinated Sheikh Abu Ali al-Buhruzawi, head of Iraq Hamas Brigades near al-Rahma Hospital, central Baquba.
3 civilians were abducted by gunmen who had set up a false checkpoint in Beledruz 20 km to the north of Baquba this evening.
A roadside bomb exploded in Muqdadiyah this afternoon injuring 3 children who were in a parked car near by.