Reuters reports (via trust.org):
BAGHDAD – Gunmen using silenced weapons tried to kill Ibrahim Zaidan, the media department manager at the Electricity Ministry, and another ministry employee in eastern Baghdad, a statement from the ministry said. Neither was hurt.
MOSUL – Gunmen shot dead an off-duty soldier near his house in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said.
MOSUL – Police found the bodies of two prisoners who escaped from a temporary jail in the city of Mosul, leaving eight of the original 35 escapees still missing, said Abdul-Raheem al-Shimeri, the head of the security committee in the Nineveh provincial council.
MOSUL – Gunmen stormed a house in western Mosul, killing an off-duty border guard and wounding his brother, a local police source said.
Fail of the day:
While singing the chorus of a Lonely Island song with my fellow LTs, LT. Raptor slips in a modification, “Major Chuck walks in.” And my dumb-ass follows, “and I jizzed in my pants!” Only to turn around to face Major Chuck.
It has been 3,092 days since the Invasion of Iraq.