Three persons were killed and 27 others injured in a suicide attack in central Baghdad.
A security source said a man wearing a suicide belt exploded himself in central Baghdad killing 3 persons and injuring 27 others.
Meanwhile commander of Ninawa liberation command Major General Najm Al Jabouri denied that operations in south Mosul, northern Iraq came to a halt.
Al Jabouri said the operations were continuing but at a slow pace because of the poor weather conditions and the presence of civilians in the villages which military and security force were trying to overrun, adding that security forces, with the support of the International Coalition, managed to destroy seven ISIS positions in the northern axis of Al Khaldiyah and Al Salhiya village and to kill five suicide bombers who tried to attack military units in southern Mosul.
Meanwhile ISIS forces executed 25 persons in Al Qayarah area, south of Mosul under the pretext of cooperating with security forces.
In another development a Peshmerga source said the International Coalition Alliance carried out a series of attacks against ISIS positions between Makhmour and Al Hawija areas, northwest of Kirkuk in north Iraq.