At least two people were killed, and three others were wounded in recent violence:
In Baghdad, gunmen killed an Iraqi colonel who worked in the intelligence directorate. A lawyer was reported missing and is believed to have been kidnapped.
A bomb on a road near Yasrib targeted a federal police convoy. One civilian bystander was killed, and two militiamen in the convoy were wounded.
A sniper wounded a soldier at his post in Tarmiya.
Four people were kidnapped in Daquq, but one of them was released.
Three more were kidnapped in Tuz Khormato.