11 killed in Iraq attacks; security forces targeted
AFPBAGHDAD--A series of attacks mostly targeting security forces, including a suicide car bomb at an army base, killed 11 people, officials said Tuesday, updating a previous toll.
February 13, 2013, 1:28 am TWN
In the deadliest of Monday's incidents, a vehicle packed with explosives was detonated by a suicide attacker in the main northern city of Mosul, killing six soldiers and wounding seven others, according to security and medical officials.
The blast struck near a military base in the Al-Muthanna area of the city, 350 kilometres (220 miles) north of the capital.
Also in Mosul, a real estate developer, his wife, and the visiting bodyguard of a provincial council member were all stabbed to death inside the businessman's home late on Monday, officials said.