Four people were killed in an explosion which occurred south of the Iraqi capital, said a security source Thursday.
Police told KUNA that the explosion at Al-Latifia town, southern Baghdad, also resulted in the injury of five people.
Meanwhile, acts of unrest resumed in a number of cities in Anbar province. According to security sources, the clashes pitted the Iraqi Army and police against Al-Qaeda elements in the governorate.
Anbar province was recently a site for anti-government protests. The army and local security forces set a curfew and took control to end the protests.