At least 12 people were killed, and 16 more wounded in recent violence:
Two people were killed, including a teenager, and 16 more were wounded during protests in Nasariya. Twelve of those injured could be security personnel. Demonstrators gathered in front of the Dhi Qar province building demanding the removal of governor Nathem Al-Waeli.
One person injured in last week’s Erbil rocket attack has died of his injuries.
Also, a rocket attack in Baghdad was likely targeting the U.S. embassy. No casualties were reported.