The number of attacks picked up again today. At least 11 Iraqis were killed and 51 more were wounded in them.
A rare bombing deep into southern Iraq wounded 26 people in Zubayr.
In Abu Ghraib, a suicide bomber killed two people and wounded 10 more.
Gunmen killed an imam, his nephew, and their companion outside a Falluja sweets shop. The imam had been active in organizing protests. One person was also wounded. A civilian was killed in an unrelated explosion.
A roadside bomb wounded two civilians in Muqdadiya.
An I.E.D. wounded a police commander in Tikrit.
A roadside bomb in Hawija wounded a policeman.