It announced that the US Department of Defense [Pentagon] Tuesday they have noticed a decline of 50 percent in the detonation of improvised explosive devices in Baghdad over the past year.
The deputy chief of operations and intelligence at the ministry Peter Gerstn told reporters that "the heart of Baghdad was suffering from about 30 to 35 suicide improvised explosive devices per month during the years since I have been here and we are now we can security ring to the outside and around Baghdad backed down the number to between 12 and 15 explosions in the month." .
He Gerstn "The people have returned to their normal lives at a time when the construction of the security zone in order to defeat the enemy."
He noted that "the bombings that took place recently was outside the security zone that the security forces seeking to expand it and make it bigger."
The capital of Baghdad has witnessed yesterday a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt near the white cinema new area of Baghdad bombing claimed the lives of the martyrdom of seven people and injuring 30 others wounded and exploded a car bomb yesterday evening the new district of Baghdad.
It is said that statistical victims prepared by a month the United Nations Mission in Iraq reported the deaths of a total of 1119 Iraqis and wounded 1561 others wounded in acts of terrorism and violence and armed conflict that took place in Iraq during the month of March / March last.
He pointed out that the statistical "Baghdad province was the hardest hit in last March, with a total of civilian casualties reached 1029 people [259 dead, 770 injured]."