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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, April 9

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 9 Apr 2011 18:42 GMT
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April 9 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 2130 GMT on Saturday.

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* MOSUL - Armed men killed the assistant dean of Mosul University's College of Fine Arts in front of his home in the eastern part of the city, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a source in the Nineveh police operation room said.

* MOSUL - An off-duty policeman was killed by armed men near his home in a western district of the city, a source in the Nineveh police operation room soon.

* BAGHDAD - A driver was wounded when a bomb attached to his car went off in the west-central district of Yarmouk, a source at the Ministry of Interior said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb wounded two passers-by in Baghdad's southern district of Doura, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb attached to a car wounded a police colonel in the Mansour district of western Baghdad on Friday evening, an Interior Ministry source said.

FALLUJA - A bomb attached to a car killed an off-duty policeman and wounded two others in central Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad on Friday night, police said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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