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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 28

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:22 GMT
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Dec 28 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1215 GMT on Tuesday.

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* BAGHDAD - A U.S. soldier was wounded when a roadside bomb hit a U.S. military convoy in northwestern Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

MOSUL - A sticky bomb attached to an off-duty Iraqi soldier's car went off and killed him in the southern outskirts of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police and army sources said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol wounded a soldier when it exploded in western Mosul, police and army sources said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen in a car shot a Baghdad municipality employee and wounded him late on Monday in eastern Baghdad, a municipality source said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to the car of a foreign ministry employee wounded him seriously in the Qadissiya district of southwestern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen using silenced weapons killed an Iraqi parliament employee in Baghdad's central Karrada district late on Monday, an Interior Ministry source said.

TAL AFAR- Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint, killing one soldier and wounding another in the town of Tal Afar, about 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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