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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, December 3

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 3 Dec 2011 12:37 GMT
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Dec 3 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1235 GMT on Saturday.

MOSUL - Gunmen broke into a house and killed two men in southern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said.

ISKANDARAIYA - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol killed three people, including a father and his son, when it went off near their vehicle in a farmland near the town of Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen in a car killed one person in western Mosul, a local police source said.

MOSUL - A gunman was killed in a fire exchange with the Iraqi army after he resisted arrest in northern Mosul, police said.

BAQUBA - Two bombs planted near a policeman's house wounded three members of his family in central Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting a Shi'ite procession, wounded seven people, including two policemen, in the Ghazaliya district of western Baghdad on Friday evening, police said.

KIRKUK - At least one person was killed and 12 others were wounded when three roadside bombs exploded in quick succession in southeastern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad on Friday evening, police said.

(Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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