Shi’ite pilgrims wrapped up their yearly observance of Imam Kadhim’s death anniversary in Baghdad. Over 60,000 security personnel were on hand to protect the pilgrims as they traveled in and out of Baghdad to visit a large shrine where the Iman’s remains are said to rest.
A roadside bomb in Haditha killed two policemen and wounded four more.
Across Anbar, security forces killed 45 militants.
In Mosul, a suicide bomber killed three policemen and wounded 18 others, mostly civilians. Gunmen killed a Yazidi civilian. One policeman was killed and another was wounded in a shooting. Gunmen wounded a civilian and also wounded a boy in separate attacks.
Two soldiers were shot dead at a base in Tikrit.
In Baghdad, a bomb wounded four people.
Two people were wounded during shelling in Madaen.
In Qadisiya, a double roadside bomb targeted a provincial police chief but wounded two bodyguards instead.
Three civilians were wounded in a blast in Muqdadiya.
A sticky bomb wounded a government official and his bodyguard in Wajihiya.
Security forces killed eight militants in Farisiya.
Three militants were killed in Jbela.
Security forces in Hinbus killed a gunman.