Iraqi police say at least 25 people were killed in two attacks early on Friday on a mosque and a police station in Baghdad.
In western Baghdad, gunmen stormed the police station, freeing prisoners and killing at least 11 officers. Wanted terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's group has claimed responsibility for the raid.
The suicide bombing of a Shi'ite mosque took place in a mainly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad. Fourteen worshippers were killed and 19 wounded.
Meanwhile, two US soldiers were killed today (Friday). Bombs killed one soldier in Baghdad and the other in Kirkuk. Five other soldiers were wounded in the attacks.
And the U.S. military announced the end of a nine-day long operation to crush insurgents in areas south of Baghdad, saying troops had arrested over 200 suspected rebels.