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Baghdad restaurant bombed, killing two

March 27, 2013 at 8:32 AM   |   Comments

BAGHDAD, March 27 (UPI) -- A bomb exploded at a restaurant in southern Baghdad Wednesday, killing two and injuring seven people, police said.

Baghdad police said at least two people died and seven others were wounded when the bomb inside a restaurant was detonated, CNN reported.

In Mosul, an improvised explosive device was set off, killing one police officer and injuring another Wednesday, a security official told IraqiNews.com.

The attack targeted a police patrol in al-Maliya neighborhood in eastern Mosul, the official said.

In Kirkuk, a security source told IraqiNews.com the deputy governor survived an assassination attempt Wednesday.

The source said Rakan Saeed al-Jobouri wasn't injured when a roadside bomb exploded as his motorcade was traveling in Hawija district of southwestern Kirkuk.

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