On Dec. 1 gunmen attacked the houses of two brothers in Jil village, south of Baquba, Diyala Province.
According to Ali Haidar of Diyala police, the two brothers were killed, as well as five other members of their families. Four more were wounded.
The attackers set four cars on fire, before they escaped.
Meanwhile, a health official from Khales who spoke on condition of anonymity said that the death toll after the bombing attack on a a crowded wholesale vegetable market in in Khales, 15 km from Baquba, has risen to 13. 31 were wounded after a suicide bomber driving a car broke into the market.