At least two people were killed, and 11 more were wounded in recent violence:
An I.E.D. in Shura, near Mosul, killed a tribal leader and wounded two relatives. Sheikh Hassan al-Hadidi was killed, but his son and nephew were only wounded.
A bomb wounded three militiamen in Jurf al-Sakhar (Jurf al-Nasr.)
Two people were wounded by separate explosions in Qaim.
Near Hawija, a bomb wounded two policemen.