Gunmen opened fire at an Iraqi checkpoint in al-Asoud, about 37 miles north of Baghdad, CNN reported.
Two police officers, a member of the pro-government group Sons of Iraq militia and two of the gunmen were killed, police said.
A car bombing in the al-Dawasa commercial district in Mosul -- about 260 miles north of Baghdad -- left at least one person dead. Three people, including two police officers were wounded in the bombing.
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