Iraqi forces launched fresh air
operations over Syria, including strikes on a base near Deir ez-Zor.
At least four
militants were killed when forces shelled al-Dahhaj.
At least seven people were killed, and two were wounded
in other violence:
In Baghdad, a bomb killed
one person and wounded another in Radwaniya. A family
of three Kurds was murdered in their home.
A homemade “landmine” killed
two girls and wounded a third girl, who were on their way to primary school
in Nasariya. A suspect was arrested.
A young man
was stabbed to death over campaign posters in Sadr City.