Overall, at least 18 people were killed or found dead:
In Khalis, a farmer’s body was discovered.
An airstrike left nine militants dead in Hit.
Two militants were killed in Baiji.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi claimed that only 100 protesters were arrested recently, but added that more will be arrested if violence continues.
Villagers in Meruk, Kurdistan, fled their homes after Turkish warplanes dropped bombs too close to their homes. The airstrikes are part of an operation against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) guerrillas hiding in the region.