At least 30 people Monday were killed and many others wounded in a wave of attacks across Iraq.
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a hospital compound in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Monday, killing 12 policemen and wounding four others, hospital officials said.
Also in Mosul, a police station was bombed with more than a dozen mortar rounds, killing three civilians, a police official said, according to The AP.
In the attack at the Jumhouri Teaching Hospital, a suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the hospital building among a group of Iraqi policemen, hospital Director Tahseen Ali Mahmoud al-Obeidi said.
Also Monday, a car bomb went off outside the main gate of the provincial police headquarters in the city of Baqouba, north of Baghdad, Col. Mudhahar al-Jubouri said. According to him, a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the main police headquarters for the Diyala province in the city, located north of Baghdad, killing at least 15 and wounding 17 , medical sources said.
Additionally, the US military declared that one of its soldiers was killed and two others wounded in a roadside bomb attack north of Baghdad on Sunday.