15 killed in Iraq violence
Nine soldiers were killed and 22 injured in a battle between Iraqi forces, IS fighters in city of Samarra.
In Iraq, fifteen people including nine soldiers were killed in fresh wave of violence in and around Baghdad on Wednesday.
Nine soldiers were killed and twenty-two injured in a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic state fighters in the city of Samarra.
Three people were killed and five injured when a bomb went off near a market in Madain town.
Two more persons were killed in a bomb explosion in southern Baghdad while one soldier was killed in a roadside bombing in Abu Ghraib.