FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq, March 7

Author : Mircea Birca | Friday, March 7, 2008
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Following are security developments in Iraq at 6:00 a.m. EST on Friday.BAGHDAD – Police said the death toll from coordinated bombings in the Karrada district of central Baghdad on Thursday had risen to 68. Another 120 were wounded in the attack, which the U.S. military and Iraqi government blamed on al Qaeda.

MOSUL – A girl and three policemen were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a police station in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a Nineveh province security spokesman said. Four civilians were among 33 wounded.

MOSUL – One person was killed and 14 wounded by two roadside bombs near a policeman’s house in central Mosul, a Nineveh province security spokesman said.

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