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 suicide bomber detonated himself inside the Sheik Hassnawi’s house, the Sheikh of the Ifan’s tribes in Ifan village ( 2 miles south of Falluja) around 3 a.m. The suicide bomber targeted the house’s owner’s son, Mahmoud Khalid Ifan , who was killed at once.
- A roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Islah neighborhood in western Mosul. Three soldiers were wounded.