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.
- Gunmen attacked a checkpoint of an Awakening militia in Al Tarmiyah, northwest of Baghdad killing five members of the militia around 6 a.m.
- A roadside bomb targeted civilians in Al Tarmiyah injuring four civilians.
- One civilian was killed and five others were injured when a magnetic stuck bomb exploded in their SUV in Mansour around midday.
- Seven students were killed and 41 others were injured when a a bomb exploded inside Ali Yassir middle school in Sadr city around 1 p.m.
- Police found two dead bodies of Awakening militia members in a checkpoint in Kirkuk.