At least three people were killed, another was wounded, and 30 bodies were found in a grave:
A United Nations team exhumed a Yazidi mass grave in Kocho in the Sinjar region. The discovered about 30 bodies.
Militants in Halawat killed three militiamen and wounded a fourth.
Also, at least 93 people drowned in a ferry accident in Mosul. The ferry was over capacity at the time of the sinking. It was carrying a number of families to an island for the new year holidays.