At least six people were killed, and one person was wounded in the latest violence:
An I.E.D. killed a shepherd in Humayra.
In Muqdadiya, mortars wounded a civilian.
Authorities in Hit now believe that mortar fire triggered a warehouse fire and explosion that was originally blame on a drone.
Also, 31 pilgrims were killed, and 100 more were wounded in a building collapse while they were attending Ashura observances in Karbala.