At least 16 people were killed, and 13 more were wounded in recent violence:
Six people were killed during a home invasion perpetrated by ISIS members in Jillam. All six victims were related. The family’s home was set aflame as was their wheat field. A number of animals were slaughtered as well.
Clashes left four militiamen dead and another six wounded in Mayta.
In Wajihiya, gunmen killed a civilian.
A dumped body bearing gunshot wounds was found in the Diyala River.
Also, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi sent a delegation to meet with protesters in Wasit province.