Three killed in Iraq car bomb attacks
Three people were killed Tuesday in two separate car bombings that targeted police facilities in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a security official said.
"Two policemen and one civilian were killed and three civilians injured when militants blew up their explosive-laden vehicles outside two police facilities in the Bab al-Beid and Mashahda districts in western Mosul," police Cap. Taha al-Mashhdani told Anadolu Agency.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks.
Iraq has seen a marked uptick of violence in recent months.
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