Bombings and Attempted Bombings in North Iraq; Pipeline Hit
The northern pipeline was bombed again Thursday, setting back US hopes that exports would resume from the northern fields. A lot of the petroleum pumped around Kirkuk just has to be reinjected into the ground nowadays. A car bomb hit a police station in Kirkuk. An attempted car bombing at Irbil was stopped by police intervention. A bomb went off near the US base at Tikrit, killing an Iraqi girl but missing the Americans.