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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Feb 26

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:20 GMT
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Feb 26 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1900 GMT on Saturday.

BAIJI - Militants killed four employees and detonated bombs at Iraq's largest oil refinery in Baiji, a former al Qaeda stronghold 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, officials said.

SULAIMANIYA - One person was killed and 11 others were wounded in clashes between protesters and security forces during a demonstration in the northern city of Sulaimaniya, health officials said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen using silenced weapons killed a university lecturer in the southern Baghdad district of Saidiya, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting an army patrol exploded in central Baghdad, wounding two soldiers, an Interior Ministry source said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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