Christians targeted in Iraqi capital Baghdad

A series of bombings and mortar attacks targeting Christian areas has killed at least three people in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, security sources say.

A militant Islamist group has warned that it considers all Christians in the country to be legitimate targets.

Six separate areas with a large Christian populations were hit, days after more than 50 people died after they were taken hostage at a Catholic cathedral.

Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.

BBC News