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.
- Around 8:30 a.m. a roadside bomb targeted a civilian car in Al Mashtal area, killing one civilian and injuring two others.
- Around 9 a.m. a roadside bomb exploded near Al Mansour fuel station injuring two people.
- Around 11:55 a car bomb exploded near tribal sheikh Ali Hatem's office in Arasat area. About noon another car bomb targeted police patrols heading to the first car bomb site in Al Hurriya intersection exploded, 11 people were killed and 30 others were injured and Hatem was injured also in the bombing.
- Around 6 p.m. a parked car bomb near a police station in Dora neighborhood, injured three civilians and two police officers.
- Police found three bodies throughout Baghdad, one in Fidhiliyah, 1 in Obeidi and one in Tobchi.
- Gunmen kidnapped Dr. Ahmad Al Jubouri in Muqdadiyah.
- Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army patrol in Muqdadiyah, three gunmen were killed.
- Mortar shells slammed into Al Zinjeli area in Mosul, injuring two residents.
- Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army convoy in Al Nahrawan area in Mosul, three gunmen were killed in the attack and one soldier was injured.
- A roadside bomb targeted a U.S. military convoy in Al Wahda neighborhood, injuring a woman and a child were near the bomb site.
- Gunmen attacked and injured one man near Mosul.
- A bomb placed in a neighborhood representative (Mukhtar) office in Hilla exploded yesterday, injuring four people.
- Gunmen kidnapped a foreign journalist and his translator Sunday night. An Iraqi police captain identified the kidnapped to be a journalist who works for CBS news and said the gunmen using two civilian cars kidnapped the two men near Qasr Al Sultan hotel in Basra.