At least 63 people were killed and 22 more were wounded across Iraq. Most of the victims were militants. Meanwhile, the prime minister ordered the military to stop bombing civilian neighborhoods, but the airstrikes continued.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered Iraqi troops to stop conducting airstrikes in civilian areas, even if they are occupied by Islamic State troops. Under former P.M. Nouri al-Maliki, there were frequent complaints that troops were purposefully bombing civilians. However, the strikes appear to be continuing.
Militants beheaded a tribal chieftain and three of his brothers before dumping their bodies in Rashid.
In Mosul, an airstrike on a storage building at a hospital injured six workers.
Airstrikes in Falluja killed a civilian and wounded several more.
A mobile phone shop owner was murdered in Tuz.
Sixteen militants were killed and seven were wounded in al-Qraj during security operations that included airstrikes.
U.S. airstrikes killed three militants in Tal Kief.
Security forces in Amiriyat al-Falluja killed two militants.
Gunmen in Qayara attacked a vehicle carrying arms to the ISIS/DAASH militants. They destroyed the vehicle, but the number of casualties was not reported.
Airstrikes killed or wounded dozens in Yathrib.
Many militants were killed when Peshmerga forces liberated several villages around Makhmour.