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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 15

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 15 Dec 2010 08:35 GMT
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Dec 15 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 0830 GMT on Wednesday.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded three people, including an employee working for the Sunni Endowment, a body which manages Sunni mosques and properties, in Baghdad's northern Adhamiya district, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb detonated near a vehicle belonging to the Baghdad municipality wounded two passers-by in Palestine Street in northern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded three civilians when it went off on the outskirts of Fadhil district in central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded one passer-by in Baghdad's southwestern Jihad district, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen kidnapped a Christian female colleague student near her house in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - One person was killed and two others wounded when two bombs exploded near Kurdish security headquarters in central Kirkuk on Tuesday, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - The toll from a roadside bomb which struck a Shi'ite procession in the western Baghdad district of Ghazaliya on Tuesday rose to 10 people killed and 21 wounded, an Interior Ministry source said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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