Gun and bomb attacks in Iraq killed five people, including an army brigadier general, and wounded three others on Saturday, security officials said.
Unknown gunmen shot dead army Brigadier General Fadhel al-Azul and his wife in the Urr neighbourhood in northern Baghdad, an interior ministry official said.
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And a liquor shop near Camp Rashid in central Baghdad was bombed, wounding three people, the official said.
Two people were killed when unknown gunmen stormed a house in the southern part of the north Iraq city of Mosul, a first lieutenant in the Mosul police said.
And another person was shot dead by gunmen in a nearby area of Mosul, the officer said.
Violence has declined in Iraq since its peak in 2006 and 2007, but attacks remain common. A total of 187 people were killed in November, according to official figures.