Updated at 11:14 a.m. EDT, Mar. 18, 2011
Light violence left at least four Iraqis dead and 24 wounded in Baghdad and Mosul. A car bomber was stopped at the entrance to Kut.
In Baghdad, one person was killed and three more were wounded during a triple blast in Iskan. A roadside bomb wounded three people, including a civilian, in Ur. Another roadside bomb wounded three in Shabb. Three more were wounded by a blast in Karrada. A bombing in an unknown location west of Baghdad left one dead and one wounded.
A bicycle bomb wounded 10 people in Mosul.
Two shepherds were killed and another was wounded in Tikrit when a homemade bomb blew up.
Kut police seized a car bomb but the driver escaped. Four suspects arrested.
An Islamic State of Iraq leader was arrested in Hawija.