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 4 p.m. gunmen threw a hand grenade targeting civilians in Beirut Square injuring two civilians.
- Police found three dead bodies throughout Baghdad, one in Fedheliyah, one in Palestine Street, one in Saidiyah.
- Around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, a bomb attached to the car Shwaish Ahmed, an explosive expert in Salahuddin province police, exploded in Al Dour town, about 15 miles south of Tikrit, as he was visiting relatives. Ahmed survived and the explosion caused damages to the nearby houses.
- Police found 25 decomposed bodies in Al Tharthar area south of Samarra today. Police said the bodies were of civilians.