A fire caused by an electrical fault at the Al-Yarmouk Teaching Hospital in Baghdad kills 11 babies.
A drone attacks the home of prominent Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, leaving no casualties and causing minimal damage. The attack follows yesterday's incident in Baghdad when multiple protesters were fired upon and killed.
Iraqi security forces raid the offices of Kata'ib Hezbollah in Baghdad, accusing them of being involved in the abduction of 18 Turkish workers. [http:--economictimes.indiatimes.com-news-defence-iraqi-army-raids-militia-headquarters-suspecting-link-to-turkish-abductees-articleshow-48809604.cms (Reuters via "Economic Times")]date=August 2019