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.