A car bomb explosion killed at least five people and wounded several in Baghdad's Shi'ite neighborhood of Sadr City.
And a bomb at a marketplace in southern Baghdad killed four people and injured 11.
Some 20 people were also killed in scattered attacks throughout the country, including seven Iraqi soldiers and four policemen in the northern city of Tikrit.
Meanwhile, the U.S. military in Iraq said U.S. forces have detained 61 rebels linked to terror mastermind Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi near Fallujah, in western Iraq.
(compiled from agency reports)