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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 10

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:17 GMT
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Dec 10 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 0900 GMT on Friday.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol exploded in the Saidiya district of southern Baghdad, wounding two policemen, a source in the interior ministry said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb exploded near a popular restaurant in southern Baghdad, killing one civilian and wounding five others, a source in the interior ministry said.

TIKRIT - Gunmen in a speeding car opened fire on an Iraqi police checkpoint, killing two policemen and wounding two others, in central Tikrit, 150 km (95 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source in the Tikrit police operations centre said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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