An employee of the Iraqi oil ministry was killed when a sticky bomb exploded in his car in Baghdad’ s Ghazaliya district, Xinhua quoted a police source as saying.
A civilian was killed and six wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a popular fruit market in the Tarmiyah area, 30 km from Baghdad, the source added.
In a separate incident, a roadside bomb was detonated near an army patrol, leaving an Iraqi soldier killed and four wounded in the Abu Ghraib area, 25 km from Baghdad.
In addition, a policeman was killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb targeted their patrol near the town of Dujail, 60 km from Baghdad.
Four militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant were killed in a clash with Iraqi army near Fallujah city.
In a raid by unidentified gunmen against a civilian vehicle, two soldiers and a civilian were killed and another soldier wounded while travelling west of the city of Tikrit, 170 km from Baghdad.
In Diyala province, a civilian was shot dead and four wounded by unidentified gunmen in Muqdadiyah, some 40 km from Baquba city.
Meanwhile, a soldier was killed and another wounded when unidentified gunmen attacked an army checkpoint in Qaratapa area, 112 km from Baquba.
According to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, a total of 8,868 Iraqis, including 7,818 civilians and civilian police personnel, were killed in 2013, the highest annual death toll in years.