Including 13 suspects who were killed during a security operation in northern Iraq, at least 35 people were killed and 23 more were wounded.
Security forces reported killing 13 suspects during raids that netted 124 others across Nineva province.
Gunmen attacked a Madaen checkpoint where they killed five soldiers and wounded three more.
Gunmen killed three soldiers and wounded another in Muqdadiya.
In Shirqat, a soldier was killed and five more were wounded in a blast.
A truck bomb exploded in a parking lot at the Umm Qasr port, wounding four people.
In Baquba, a bomb wounded two people.