At least four Iraqis were killed and eight more were wounded in the latest attacks, while 11 badly decomposed bodies were discovered in a mass grave. It is expected that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will unveil his new cabinet tomorrow. Iraqiya leader Ayad Allawi will be watching carefully, making sure Maliki sticks to his promise to fairly distribute the streets.
In Mosul, a mass grave containing 11 bodies was discovered, and police are looking for more victims. Separately, four suspects were arrested.
In Baghdad, six security elements were wounded in a blast in Ghazaliya. A sticky bomb wounded a television employee near al-Shabb Stadium. One civilian was injured when a sticky bomb exploded on Palestine Street. An Interior Ministry employee was stabbed to death.
An oil company employee was killed during a drive-by shooting in Kirkuk, and police discovered a bullet-riddled corpse. Five Naqshabandiya Army members were captured.
Gunmen in Abu Ghraib killed a security guard.
A four-member gang comprised of Iranian men and women was arrested during a gold-store robbery in Nasariya.
A suicide bomber who struck in Balad Ruz on Monday was identified as a former prison detainee and mosque preacher.