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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 27

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 27 Dec 2010 10:55 GMT
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Dec 27 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1045 GMT on Monday.

RAMADI - Twin suicide bombings rocked a local government compound in Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad, killing 17 people and wounding 47 others, many of them police officers, a police official at the scene said.

DUJAIL - A roadside bomb killed a Christian woman and wounded her husband in Dujail, 50 km (30 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen using silenced weapons wounded two police officers when they opened fire on the Interior Ministry's anti-crime department in Baghdad's west-central Yarmouk district, an Interior Ministry source said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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