BAGHDAD – Three homicide bombers in different parts of Iraq on Monday killed at least 22 people and wounded more than 50, police and politicians said.
One of the attacks occurred near the northern city of Mosul when a homicide attacker detonated his car in front of an office of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Massoud Barzani, leader of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, an official with the group said.
At least 10 people were killed and 20 wounded in the attack in Tal Uskuf, nine miles north of Mosul, said Abdul-Ghani Ali, a KDP official.
A homicide car bomber also struck a police station in Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad, killing at least 10 people and wounding 23, police said.
A bomber wearing an explosives belt also blew himself up in a restaurant in the central Baghdad neighborhood of Karradah, killing at least two people and wounding 10, police said.
The attack occurred less than 100 yards outside the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to the U.S. and British embassies as well the Iraqi government's headquarters.