At least 18 Iraqis were killed and 37 more were killed in attacks focused mostly near Baghdad.
In Abu Ghraib, a sticky bomb planted on a bus killed three people and wounded three more as the vehicle left the station. One police officer was killed and two others were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded.
A roadside bomb killed two policemen and wounded another in Tal Afar.
Gunmen killed one policeman and wounded three more in Badush.
Gunmen killed a former army officer in Kirkuk.
Five people were wounded in a blast in Madaen.
An I.E.D. in Zaidan wounded a civilian.
Gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Jurf-al-Sakhar but no casualties were reported.