At least four people are reported killed in three separate bombings in Iraq.

The Iraqi army said a roadside bomb near the central city of Samarra killed two of its soldiers.

In Baghdad, a car bomb intended for a US military convoy passing through the Mansour neighbourhood killed at least one person and wounded five, including an American soldier.

Elsewhere in Baghdad, police said a bomb targeting Iraqi National Guard troops killed a civilian and wounded three others.

Earlier this week, at least ten bomb blasts throughout Iraq killed more than 30 people, including 15 in twin suicide attacks in central Baghdad.