Iraq not occupied? What does the bimbo think the word means?
Iraq death toll jumps 15 percent in March
At least 2,078 people died in Iraq last month, 15 percent more than in February despite a massive security crackdown in Baghdad, the epicentre of violence, a security official said on Sunday.
On average, 67 people died across the country every day in March, compared to 64 in February.
A significant increase in Iraqi civilian, army and police deaths was evident last month, the official said, based on detailed statistics collected by the defence, interior and health ministries.
Civilian deaths topped the toll with 1,869 Iraqis killed in insurgency and sectarian bloodletting in March, compared to 1,646 in February.
Another 2,719 civilians were wounded last month, compared to 2,701 in February.
In March, 165 Iraqi policemen were killed against 131 the previous month, while 44 Iraqi soldiers died compared to 29 in February, the official said.