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4 dead, dozens wounded in attacks north of Baghdad

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Car bomb explodes outside popular coffee shop in Baquba
  • Suicide car bomber attacks construction firm's convoy in Mosul
  • All the fatalities were in the Baquba attack

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Four people died and dozens were wounded Monday in two attacks north of Baghdad, police said.

The fatalities occurred when a car bomb exploded Monday evening outside a popular coffee shop in a Shiite area of western Baquba, police said. At least 20 people were wounded in the attack 60 kilometers (about 35 miles) north of the capital, police added.

Monday morning, a suicide car bomber attacked a British construction firm's convoy in eastern Mosul, critically wounding six Iraqis, police said.

Mosul is 460 kilometers (285 miles) north of Baghdad.