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.
A magnetic bomb that was stuck to the car of Omar Abdullah, Sahwa leader of Tu'ma neighbourhood, Dora, south Baghdad detonated in Dora, at 9.30 a.m. Saturday. The explosion killed Abdullah straight away.