| GEO World|
| Five killed, nearly 100 hurt in Iraq attacks|
| Updated at: 0123 PST, Friday, September 04, 2009|
HILLA: At least five people were killed and nearly 100 were wounded in a swathe of attacks across Iraq on Thursday, police said.
Three worshippers died and 51 others were injured when a bomb exploded at a Shiite tomb in Musayyib, 55 kilometres (34 miles) south of Baghdad in Babil province, said a police officer based in provincial capital Hilla.
At Mahauil, 80 kilometres south of the capital, a booby-trapped car near another Shiite tomb killed two people and wounded nine others, the officer said.
Eight people were hurt when a bomb went off at a market in Aun, a small community near the holy city of Kerbala, 110 kilometres south of Baghdad.
In Baghdad's Sunni neighbourhood of Azamiya a bomb targeting Sunni Sahwa militia men wounded four of them and four civilians. A car bomb at Dora on the southern edge of the city injured a Sahwa officer and four of his bodyguards.
Five civilians were hurt in a bombing at Kasra in northern Baghdad.
In Baquba ten people including two children were wounded when a booby-trapped car exploded in the town centre as a police patrol went past, police said.