April 8 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1000 GMT on Friday.
MAHMUDIYA - Gunmen shot dead Taha Hamad Jaafar, director of the al-Masar television channel, and Abid Farhan, an official with a political prisoner advocacy group, in an attack on their vehicle in the town of Mahmudiya, 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.
KIRKUK - Gunmen in a speeding car shot dead a tribal leader on Thursday night near his house in central Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed two people and wounded four others on Thursday when it exploded in northern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.
(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)