Feb 5 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1530 GMT on Friday.
KERBALA - Two car bombs killed at least 40 people and wounded 145 others in Kerbala, 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, health officials said.
BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb struck a bus carrying pilgrims, killing one and wounding 13 others in eastern Baghdad, police said.
BAGHDAD - A sniper wounded one pilgrim in Zayouna district of eastern Baghdad, a Baghdad security spokesman said.
MOSUL - Police found the body of a kidnapping victim riddled with bullets in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded one Iraqi soldier on foot patrol in western Mosul, police said.
MOSUL - Unknown gunmen killed two policemen in an attack on a checkpoint south of Mosul, police said.