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.
- Around 8 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted an American patrol in Ghazaliyah neighborhood in western Baghdad on Saturday. Two people were wounded while no casualties reported on the American side.
- Around 8:10 p.m. a roadside bomb detonated in Dora neighborhood in southern Baghdad on Saturday. Four people were wounded.
- Around 8:30 p.m. gunmen assassinated the colonel Haider Hadi Mahdi of the Ministry of Interior Intelligence in front of his house in Ur neighborhood in eastern Baghdad on Saturday.
- Three Katyusha missiles hit the nearby Green Zone (IZ) in downtown Baghdad at 9:12 p.m on Saturday.
- Gunmen killed an owner of exchange currency business with one of his employees in Al-Jazair neighborhood in downtown Basra city on Saturday.