Insurgent attacks in Iraq on Tuesday killed 21 people and wounded dozens more, the Associated Press reports:
Car bombs exploded near three mosques shortly after nightfall in the capital, killing 12. Police and hospital officials said the first exploded near a Shiite mosque following evening prayers in Hurriya neighborhood, killing six worshippers and wounding 20 others. Minutes later, another car bomb went off near Gaereat mosque, killing three people.
Later, police said a third car bomb exploded, killing three Shiite worshippers and wounded 14 others in Shulla neighborhood in northern Baghdad.