Bombers and gunmen targeting Iraqi traffic police across Baghdad killed at least five people, including two policemen, and wounded around 30 people on Monday, police said.
In Monday's attacks, a suicide bomber killed one civilian and wounded seven others, including two traffic policemen, when he blew himself up in Baghdad's west-central Mansour district, an Interior Ministry source said.
Near the Sarafiya bridge in northern Baghdad, gunmen in a car opened fire at a group of traffic police, killing four people, including two police, and wounding seven, including three police, security sources said.
Three roadside bombs wounded at least 11 people, including nine traffic policemen in eastern Baghdad and another bomb attack wounded five people, including two traffic policemen, near Baghdad's central Nahdha bus terminal, police and Interior Ministry sources said.
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