A suicide bomber targeted the convoy of a British security firm in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Monday, killing four people and wounding five civilians. British embassy sources said one of the dead was a British citizen.
Militants attacked a football stadium in the northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar Friday during a match, killing at least eight people and wounding 120 others. A predominantly Shiite town, Tal Afar lies west of Mosul, where Sunni militants remain active.
A car bomb has killed at least four and wounded 50 in Mosul, police said. The northern Iraqi city is among the last strongholds of insurgents, who have tested Iraqi security forces with more bombings since the recent US pullout from Iraqi cities.
Two car bombs exploded within minutes of each other in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, killing 12 people and wounding 33, police said. The first went off in a residential area. The second exploded 10 minutes later near a mosque.
Following an exodus of thousands of Christians fleeing a wave of killings, police have been deployed in the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a government official. At least 11 people were killed in the worst violence against Christians since 2003.