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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 18

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 18 Jun 2011 20:25 GMT
Author: Reuters
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June 18 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 2015 GMT on Saturday.

* denotes new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - Armed men using silenced weapons killed an Iraqi army colonel in Palestine Street in northeastern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

* BAGHDAD - Armed men using silenced weapons killed a Baghdad municipality employee in the Iraqi capital's eastern New Baghdad district, an Interior Ministry source said.

* BAGHDAD - Armed men opened fire on a policeman and seriously wounded him in Baghdad's central Karrada district, an Interior Ministry source said.

KIRKUK - Gunmen in a speeding car shot dead a government-backed Sunni Sahwa militia member in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAQUBA - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol wounded three policemen and one civilian when it went off in central Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, Lieutenant Colonel Ghalib al-Jubouri, a police spokesman in Diyala province, said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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