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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 17

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:02 GMT
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June 17 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1600 GMT on Friday.

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* BAGHDAD - A car bomb that exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad's central Karrada district killed three people and injured 7, police said.

GARMA - A parked car bomb went off near an Iraqi police checkpoint, killing one policeman and wounding three others in Garma, 30 km (20 miles) northwest of Baghdad, a police source in the town said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi federal police vehicle killed one passer-by and wounded three others, including two policemen, in Baghdad's southern Doura district, an Interior Ministry source said.

MOSUL - Armed men killed a civilian as he left a mosque late on Thursday in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Armed men killed another civilian near his house in western Mosul late on Thursday, local police said.

BAGHDAD - Armed men attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint late on Thursday, killing one soldier and wounding three others in Sadr City in northeastern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - An Electricity Ministry employee was wounded when armed men opened fire on his car in Sadr City late on Thursday, an interior ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded one policeman when it went off in Baghdad's southern Doura district late on Thursday, an Interior Ministry source said. (Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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