8 people were killed and 31 others injured in blasts which hit southeast of Baghdad on Wednesday.
The first blast happened nearby a restaurant in Ed- Dura district of Baghdad killing 6 and leaving 28 wounded, said security sources.
A car bomb later hit Baghdad's southeast city of Kut. Two security forces were killed and three others were injured.
Officials expressed concern that the death toll may rise.
The assaults have yet to be claimed by any group.