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Separate Attacks in Iraq Kill 4

Iraqi officials say bomb and gun attacks in the capital, Baghdad, and in the west have killed at least four people and wounded eight others.

Police said a car bomb exploded Monday in Anbar province, about 50 kilometers west of Baghdad, killing two people and wounding four others.

In the western city of Haditha, authorities say a suicide bomber attacked a government building, wounding one police officer.

An interior ministry official said a roadside bomb killed one police officer and wounded two others in Baghdad's Mansour neighborhood. A suicide bomber in the city's Bab al-Muadham district wounded one person.

Authorities also said gunmen shot dead a Kurdish politician in the northern province of Diyala.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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