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At least 13 killed in wave of Iraq attacks

In a fresh wave of violence hitting Iraq, at least 13 people are killed and 33 others injured during shooting and bombing attacks

AFP , Sunday 30 Sep 2012
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A wave of bombings and a shooting in Iraq killed at least 13 people and wounded 33 on Sunday, security and medical officials said.

Four car bombs exploded in Taji, north of Baghdad, killing at least six people and wounding eight others, an interior ministry official and a medical source said.

A car bomb targeting a police convoy killed two police and wounded seven others in Baquba, farther north, while another car bomb exploded near the city, killing one person and wounding seven, a police lieutenant colonel and a medical source said.

Gunmen killed a policeman in Baghdad, and a car bomb exploded after a police patrol came to investigate, killing one person and wounding four others, the interior ministry official said, while a medical source put the toll at three dead and four wounded.

In Kut, south of Baghdad, a car bomb killed a police captain and a major and wounded seven other people, among them two police, a police captain and a medical source said.

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