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 12 p.m. gunman assassinated the sheik of Al Sadeeq mosque in Ghazaliyah neighborhood west Baghdad.
Around 4 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted a convoy of Iraqi army in Al Qanat street east Baghdad, no casualties were reported.
Around 8 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted a shipping train in Yousefiah area south Baghdad. No casualties were reported.
Two soldiers were wounded by roadside bomb targeted their convoy in al Majmoah al Thaqafyah in north Mosul around 1 p.m.