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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, December 15

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:49 GMT
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Dec 15 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1645 GMT on Thursday.

DHULUIYA - Police said they found the bodies of the three government employees with their hands tied behind their backs and gunshot wounds to the chest, three days after they were kidnapped in a desert area in Dhuluiya, 70 km (45 miles) north of Baghdad.

JURF AL-SAKHAR - Masked gunmen kidnapped a local mayor and his son, killing only the father, in Jurf Al-Sakhar, about 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

RAMADI - Two bombs attached to bicycles blew up in a succession near a school, killing two people and wounding three others in central Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad, police said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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