At least 42 people were killed and 97 more were wounded in fresh violence. Most of the attacks took place in Baghdad and Mosul, but a former lawmaker was killed in rare violence south of the capital.
In Baghdad, a bombing at a market and cafe in the Sadriya district left 18 dead and 36 wounded. A bomb killed three people and wounded 15 more near a police station in Bab al-Sham. A justice ministry employee was shot dead in Bayaa. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and a civilian, and he also wounded four policemen. A sticky bomb in Doura killed a civilian and wounded another.
In Mosul, a policeman and three civilians were killed in a bombing on a busy street; at least 30 people were wounded. Gunmen killed two soldiers. Two Peshmerga fighters were killed in a suicide blast that left four others wounded, including two Iraqi soldiers. A bomb targeting the provincial governor wounded his bodyguard.
A roadside bomb in Husseiniya killed two Sahwa members.
In Tikrit, one policeman was killed and three more were wounded in a blast. A woman’s body was discovered.
A former MP was found assassinated in Nasariya.
A bomb in Tuz Khormato wounded a man and his wife.
A sticky bomb wounded a civilian in Gatoun.