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 4:30 a.m. gunmen attacked the juveniles’ prison in Tobchi neighborhood in west Baghdad injuring three policemen, three prisoners and releasing five prisoners.
An Iraqi soldier was injured in an IED explosion that targeted his convoy in Mansour neighborhood in west Baghdad on Tuesday morning.
Around 8:05 a.m. an IED exploded on airport road in west Baghdad. No casualties were reported.
A member of the local council of Yousifiyah town was killed and eight other members were injured when an IED exploded inside the building of Yousifiyah town local council south of Baghdad around 1:00 p.m.
Police found five unidentified bodies in Baghdad. Three bodies were found in Rusafa, the eastern side of Baghdad in the following neighborhoods (2 bodies in Jisr Diyala and 1 body in Kubra al Ghizlan neighborhood). The other two bodies were found in Amil neighborhood and Shurta the 4th in the western side of Baghdad.
A policeman was injured when an IED exploded that targeted a police patrol in al Askari neighborhood in downtown Kirkuk city on Tuesday morning.
Three policemen were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted emergency police patrol in al Tis’een neighborhood in downtown Kirkuk city Monday evening.
A policeman was injured when an IED exploded on Kirkuk- Riyadh Street on Monday evening.
The head of Sahwa council of Abbasi district Odeh Khalaf Zidan was injured when an IED exploded targeting his convoy west of Kirkuk city.
The assistant of Mosul University Dr. Mowaffaq Yahya survived an assassination attempt when gunmen using machineguns attacked him in al Hadba’a neighborhood downtown Mosul city on Tuesday morning.
Iraqi police said a US patrol killed one insurgent and injured another militant while they were trying to plant an IED in al Ektisadyeen neighborhood in downtown Mosul city on Tuesday afternoon.
Clashes broke out between Iraqi police and insurgents in al Mithaq neighborhood in east Mosul on Tuesday afternoon. Four insurgents were killed, two civilians were injured and four Iraqi policemen were killed.
At least 14 civilians were killed and 18 others were injured when an IED exploded, targeting their bus near al Battha military base on Nasiriyah- Basra Street south of Baghdad on Tuesday afternoon, a close source to Nasiriyah provincial council said. The source said that the American forces evacuated some of the injured civilians to the US military hospital.
Five people were killed including three members of awakening council (Sahwa) and eight others were injured including three policemen when a suicide car bomb attacked a joint check point of police and awakening members in Thulo’iyah town south of Tikrit on Tuesday afternoon.
Police found a mass grave yard containing the corpses of 20 people including three children and some women, Muthanna Shakir the head of the support force of Samara city said, Shakir said that the grave yard was found during a raid targeted the strongholds of Qaida insurgents in al Jlam area 13 miles east of Samara city on Tuesday morning.
Clashes broke out between the security forces and members of Mahdi army in many neighborhoods of Kut city south of Baghdad, Wasit province security operations room said. The source said that 8 people were killed in the clashes without any further details confirming that the security authorities imposed curfew until further notice.