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 attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint in Mahmudiayh town south of Baghdad killing three soldiers and injuring one.
- One civilian was killed and his wife was injured when a bomb stuck to their car exploded in Adhemiyah neighborhood around 3 p.m.
- One civilian was killed and eight others were injured when a bomb stuck to a minibus exploded in Dora neighborhood around 3 p.m.
- Police discovered the corps of a woman who apparently died of stab wounds in central Basra.