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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, August 26

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:46 GMT
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Aug 26 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1245 GMT on Friday.

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* TARMIYA - A roadside bomb went off near a mosque and wounded three civilians in Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

* BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went off near a liquor store, wounding two civilians in central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

* BAGHDAD - Three civilians were wounded when three mortar rounds landed in northern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

JBELA - Gunmen in a car opened fire on a car carrying Thamir Ubaid, the former head of Jbela municipal council, killing him, his son and his uncle, and wounding one other relative, a local police source said. The source said the incident occurred late on Thursday in Jbela, 65 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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