At least 17 people were killed and nine more were wounded:
A double bombing near Samarra killed eight militiamen and wounded seven more.
The bodies of two brothers who were kidnapped a month ago were found near Rashad.
An attack on an Imam Weis outpost left one policeman dead and another wounded.
In Mosul, four militants were killed during an operation.
A militant was killed in Qara Tapa.