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8 killed in Iraq attacks

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Five killed, nine wounded in car bombing in Salahdeen province
  • Iraqi army officer killed by bomb attached to his car in northwestern Baghdad
  • Car bomb in Baghdad's Hurriya neighborhood kills one, wounds two
  • One dead in car bombing in Dora neighborhood in southern Baghdad
  • Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Eight people were killed and several others wounded in a string of attacks in Iraq on Tuesday, officials said.

A brigadier general in the Iraqi army was killed when a bomb attached to his car exploded in northwestern Baghdad in the Kadhumiya neighborhood, Interior Ministry officials said.

Another car bomb exploded in Hurriya neighborhood in northwestern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing one civilian and wounding two others, the official said.

In the Dora neighborhood in southern Baghdad, a car explosion killed one civilian and wounded four others

Five more people were killed, and nine others wounded when a car bomb exploded in a town 118 miles (190 km) north of Baghdad in Salaheddin province.

CNN's Yousif Bassil contributed to this report.