There is more carnage on the streets of Iraq, in the week ceremonies are held to mark the end of US military presence there.
At least 10 people are dead and 25 others wounded after a car bomb exploded in a busy market in the restive Diyala province.
Special forces were sent to seal off the town of Khalis. Gunmen also stormed three houses belonging to former members of a government supported militia in a nearby village.
Eight people died in the shootings, with five wounded.
There have been a string of militant strikes in Iraq in the past few days, including kidnappings, an attempt to assassinate a minister and roadside bomb attacks.