Eight people have been killed in bomb blasts and a shooting attack in and around the capital Baghdad, Iraq officials said
A bomb exploded tonight near a falafel restaurant in Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 12.
A bomb on a commercial street in Mahmoudiya, a town just south of the capital, killed two people and wounded six.
In the town of Tarmiyah north of Baghdad, gunmen in a speeding car opened fire on an army checkpoint, killing three soldiers and wounding nine others.
Medics confirmed the casualty figures.