Baghdad: Iraqi officials say several
insurgent attacks around the country have killed seven people
and wounded 14.
Police and medical officials said today`s attacks
started when drive-by shooters killed an Iraqi army officer
driving his car in eastern Baghdad in the morning hours.
An hour later, attackers gunned down a Kurdish
politician as he was leaving his house in Iraq`s northeastern
The officials say five other people, including three
policemen and an Iraqi soldier, died in three separate attacks
in and near Baghdad.
One of the attacks was by a suicide bomber who
detonated his explosive-laden belt at a bus station.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because
they are not authorized to talk to the media.