Lithuania is planning to send its first six military personnel to train soldiers in Iraq. The small group will work within Danish forces.
At least 37 people were killed, and 16 were wounded:
More exposure deaths were reported among refugees fleeing Shirqat. At least three women are dead and possibly a third child. Two children were reported to have died yesterday. About a thousand families have escaped Shirqat. Most of the displaced are women and children. Authorities expect to liberate the town within a day.
In Baghdad, a bomb killed one person and wounded six more in Shabb.
A bomb in Tarmiya killed one policeman and wounded four more.
A man was wounded in a landmine explosion in Iskandariya.
A bomb caused much damage but left no casualties in Kut.
In Aiadhiah, 11 militants were killed, and five more were wounded in an airstrike.
Ten militants were killed in a strike on Athba.
A strike killed another 10 in Qaim.