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.
The U.S. military announced the deaths of four American soldiers who were killed by roadside bombs in two separate incidents, three soldiers died at 11.40 a.m. Tuesday north of Baghdad and in the second incident a roadside bomb struck a military patrol in southern Baghdad killing one.
A roadside bomb targeted the motorcade of the first deputy of the governor of Salahuddin province in central Tikrit injuring one policeman.
A roadside bomb targeted the chief of counter terrorism force in Amerli, to the south of Kirkuk, Tuesday afternoon, killing the chief and three of his security detail and injuring another.
A roadside bomb exploded in front of the house of a judge in Tuz district, Tuesday without causing casualties.