At least one Iraqi was killed and four more were wounded in light violence. Meanwhile, Iraqis by the thousands came out in Baghdad to protest poor services and government corruption. The demonstration came only a day after the first reported self-immolation in the country and after several protests in recent weeks. In response, the Iraqi government has canceled a purchase of F-16 fighter jets and is diverting that money to improving food rations.
Four people were wounded in Zab during a series of blasts. At least one explosion came from a Katyusha rocket.
A man was killed as he was allegedly planting a bomb in Falluja.
Three wanted men surrendered to Baquba police.
Fifty hunger strikers at a prison in Amara are complaining their confessions were made under duress and they should be released immediately.
In Baghdad, three high-ranking security officials were questioned over the deteriorating security situation in the capital.