At least 18 people were killed, and 23 were wounded in recent violence:
In Baghdad’s Sadr City district, a suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 15 more. Several stalls at the Jamila market were destroyed. Baghdad Operations Command confirmed the bombing at first, but later claimed that the explosion was controlled and injured no one. ISIS took responsibility for the blast. It is unclear which version of the story is true.
A bomb killed a shepherd near Kirkuk.
In Multaqa, an explosion wounded two policemen.
Three Peshmerga were wounded when a mortar exploded accidentally during a training exercise.