At least four people were killed, and nine others were wounded in recent violence:
In Penjwen, unknown assailants killed two members of the Free Life Party of Kurdistan (P.J.A.K.), a group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) The P.J.A.K.’s activities are focused against Iran.
A roadside bomb in Hamrin region killed one militiaman and wounded two more.
Gunmen killed a policeman at his home in Muqdadiya.
Four security personnel were wounded when an explosive device was detonated in Rutba.
A bomb in Samawa wounded two people when it exploded.
An assassination attempt on a protest activist in Dhi Qar left his companion with injuries.