The daily Iraq 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 8 a.m. A mortar shell hit Al Ghadeer neighborhood causing damages with no casualties.
- Around 9 a.m. two mortar shells hit the Green Zone.
- Around 4 p.m. a mortar shell hit the Green Zone.
- Clashes between Iraqi army and Mahdi Army militia in Sadr city, injuring three civilians.
- Police found two dead bodies throughout Baghdad, one in Al Husseiniyah, one in Dora.
- Police found two dead bodies in northern Kirkuk.