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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, August 19

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:01 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1600 GMT on Friday.

* Denotes a new or updated item.

* KIRKUK - Gunmen opened fire on a police lieutenant colonel and seriously wounded him in northern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said.

MOSUL - Gunmen in a speeding car shot dead a civilian in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went off and wounded three civilians in Baghdad's eastern Baladiyat district on Thursday night, a police source said.

KIRKUK - Police found the body of an unknown man with torture marks in southwest Kirkuk on Thursday, a source at the police information centre in Kirkuk province said.

KIRKUK - A sticky bomb attached to the car of a police major exploded, wounding him and his wife in northern Kirkuk on Thursday, a source at the Kirkuk police information centre said.

KIRKUK - Gunmen in a speeding car shot and wounded a civilian in central Kirkuk on Thursday, a Kirkuk police source said. (Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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