Iraqi police say 14 people were killed in separate attacks in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday.
Police say the deadliest attack was the bombing of a bus station in Baghdad's Mashtal neighborhood that killed seven people.
the capital's northern neighborhood of al-Qahira, four people were
killed and eight others were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion.
Other, smaller attacks were reported around the city.
The violence follows a string of bombings Monday that killed 10 people.
Tuesday, the U.S. military in Iraq said Iraqi army soldiers seized
numerous weapons in Baghdad's Sadr City during the past few weeks.
other news, Iraq's Sunni vice president says his country should hold a
national referendum to determine whether U.S. troops should remain in
Iraq until 2012.
In a statement Tuesday, Vice President Tariq
al-Hashemi said a security agreement determining U.S. troop presence in
Iraq should not pass without the approval of Iraqis.
Iraqi officials have been trying to finalize a deal that would allow
the U.S. military to remain in Iraq after a United Nations mandate
expires at the end of December.
Iraq is proposing changes to a
draft agreement to give Baghdad more authority over U.S. troops and
guarantee that Iraqi territory will not be used to attack other
Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.