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 in black stormed the goldsmith shops in Fallujah around 8 a.m. Iraqi police said that about 18 gunmen killed three blacksmiths and injured one in critical condition. The gunmen managed to flee the place and police patrols found the car that the gunmen used parking and booby trapped with explosives. Police detonated the car bomb and launched searching operations in Al Jumhuriya neighborhood in the center of Fallujah city.
- A roadside bomb explosion targeted a police patrol crossing the fifth bridge in west Mosul city killing a police officer and injuring five policemen.