At least nine people were killed, and 12 more were wounded:
Six people were killed, and three were critically wounded in a strike against a militia convoy believed to be carrying forces of the Shi’ite militias near Taji. A spokesman said the target was a medical convoy. Coalition forces denied carrying out the attack.
In Najaf, gunmen wounded an activist during a drive-by shooting.
Two militants were killed in Albu Bakr.