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.
A gunman killed Omar Farooq al Ani, a candidate of Tawafoq front in Ameriyah neighborhood in south Baghdad. Al Ani was killed near his house in al Madhayif Street around 7 p.m.
Eight Iraqi soldiers were wounded by two roadside bombs that targeted their patrol in Sadiyah town east of Baquba city on Wednesday evening.
Gunmen killed three men after kidnapping them. One of the three men is a candidate of the coming provincial election. Police found the three bodies in Mohammed al Malih village east of Baquba.
A police officer was killed and a policeman was injured when gunmen attacked one of the election centers (Aisha High School) in Tuz district on Wednesday evening.
Gunmen killed a Kurdish civilian in downtown Kirkuk city on Wednesday evening.
Gunmen killed Hazim Salim Ahmed, a candidate for the provincial election in al Amil area in south Mosul city on Thursday evening.