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Two Attacks Rock Baghdad at Dawn

A car bomb explodes outside a mosque in northern Baghdad, killing at least 14 people. In southern Baghdad, insurgents attack a police station, killing at least six police officers and freeing more than 50 prisoners. Both attacks came around dawn. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.