At least nine people were killed and six more were wounded in new attacks.
An attack on a checkpoint in Mosul left one civilian dead and one policeman wounded. Two policemen were killed and a third one was wounded in another shooting.
An I.E.D. killed a soldier in Tikrit.
East of Kut, near the Iran border, a landmine killed an officer.
A roadside bomb killed a civilian driver in Kirkuk.