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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Jan 15

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 15 Jan 2011 13:47 GMT
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Jan 15 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1345 GMT on Saturday.

* denotes a new or updated item.

* MOSUL - Two U.S. soldiers were killed and a third was injured when two Iraqi soldiers opened fire on U.S. troops during a training session in al-Ghazlani U.S. military camp in southern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraqi army and police sources said. The U.S. military said two U.S. soldiers had been killed and one wounded while conducting operations in northern Iraq, but declined to give further details.

BAGHDAD - A U.S. service member was killed while conducting operations in central Iraq, the U.S. military said. It gave no further details and did not specify where the incident occurred.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded four people, including one policeman, in Baghdad's southwestern Bayaa district, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb wounded two people, including one traffic policeman, when it exploded in Baghdad's northern Adhamiya district, an Interior Ministry source said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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