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.
- Six civilians were injured when a magnetic bomb stuck to a mini bus carrying passengers exploded in central Baghdad near a busy bust station around 7 a.m.
- Three mortar shells slammed into Abu Desheer neighborhood injuring nine civilians around 4 p.m.
- Police found the dead body of a citizen few hours after he was kidnapped in south Kirkuk.