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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 11

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 11 Jun 2011 03:38 PM
Author: Reuters
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June 11 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1530 GMT on Saturday.

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* ABU GHRAIB - The beheaded body of an activist from a local human rights NGO was found in his home in Baghdad's western outskirts of Abu Ghraib, local police said.

MOSUL - Two car bombs exploded in quick succession in the centre of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of the capital Baghdad, killing six people and injuring 60, police and hospital officials said. The dead and injured included Iraqi military personnel.

SAMARRA - Gunmen stormed the house of a teacher, killing him and four members of his family in the east of the city of Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, an Iraqi army source said. (Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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