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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, April 15

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:08 GMT
Author: Reuters
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April 15 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1500 GMT on Friday.

* Denotes new or updated item.

* MOSUL- A roadside bomb went off at an Iraqi army checkpoint close to a mosque and wounded four people, including two soldiers, in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - A sticky bomb attached to an Iraqi army vehicle seriously wounded an Iraqi officer in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, the Kirkuk police operations centre said.

MOSUL - A grenade thrown at a police patrol wounded a policeman in western Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb went off near an Iraqi army patrol and wounded one officer in northern Mosul, police said.

KIRKUK - A sticky bomb attached to a vehicle wounded two people, including a security guard, in southern Kirkuk on Thursday, police said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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