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.
Nine people were killed and 31 were injured when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew up himself targeting a gathering of Iraqi army and Sahwa members in Iskandariyah town south of Baghdad at 11:30 a.m.
- Around 11 a.m the Iranian artillery bombed heavily for about thirty minutes the plains of Barbizen in Soran district (northeast of Arbil). No casualties reported.