At least 30 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq.

Around 28 people were killed in two bomb attacks in the southern city of Hilla.

Dozens of people were wounded in the blasts near a restaurant in the mainly Shia Muslim city 100km south of Baghdad.

In the predominantly Shia city of Kerbala, a car bomb near a bus terminal where pilgrims gather killed two people.

Car bombs targeting Shias in mourning processions killed 14 people in Baghdad yesterday.

Separately, three people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Falluja, a mainly Sunni city 50km west of Baghdad.

A roadside bomb also went off near a checkpoint in the northern city of Mosul, killed one policeman and one civilian, police said.