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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, August 28

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sun, 28 Aug 2011 05:22 PM
Author: Reuters
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Aug 28 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1245 GMT on Sunday.

* Denotes a new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded one policeman and two civilians in the central district of Karrada in Baghdad, an interior ministry source said.

MOSUL - A bomb attached to the car of an off-duty policeman killed him and wounded four other policemen who were travelling with him in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said. The source said the off-duty policeman was dropping his colleagues home after work when the incident occurred.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went off and wounded two civilians in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniya district, an interior ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded two civilians when it exploded in northwestern Baghdad, a security source said.

TUZ KHURMATO - A roadside bomb targeted the vehicle of police Major Mohammed Taqi, wounding him, his bodyguard and a passer-by in central Tuz Khurmato, 170 km (105 miles) north of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

JALAWLA - Gunmen in a speeding car opened fire at the car of local government official, killing him and his driver, in Jalawla, 115 km (70 miles) northeast of Baghdad on Saturday night, a local official and a police source said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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