Iraqi security officials say bombings have killed at least four people and wounded more than 29 others in attacks in several parts of the country.
the deadliest incident, officials said a suicide car bomber killed
three people when he targeted a police patrol in Anbar province, west
of the capital, Baghdad Thursday. They said at least one police officer
was among those killed.
In Baghdad, police said a bomb attached to a minibus exploded Thursday, killing at least one person and wounding seven others.
in western Iraq, the U.S. military said a civilian cargo aircraft
crashed shortly after take-off Thursday with four to six crew members on
military said it does not know the fate of the passengers or the
aircraft, which reported a malfunction while traveling near the city of
Thursday, officials said a roadside bomb wounded six people at a police
patrol in central Baghdad, while a parked car bomb wounded at least 16
others in the northern city of Mosul.
month Iraqi and U.S. officials noted that violence had dropped to a
four-year low, but attacks have become more frequent in the last two
Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.