At least 21 people were killed, and four were wounded in recent violence:
Militants attacked a home in Farhatiya where they killed 12 members of the same family, including women and children.
In Shirqat, a roadside bomb killed four policemen.
Three dumped bodies were found in Baaj.
A blast wounded three people in Tikrit.
Two Turkish soldiers were killed and another was wounded in northern Iraq. Turkish airstrikes targeting Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) were launched; 15 militants were killed in Iraq or Syria.
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