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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 24

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:40 GMT
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June 24 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1230 GMT on Friday.

BAIJI - Gunmen raided the house of a policeman and killed him and his wife in central Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - A pediatrician was kidnapped from his clinic late on Thursday in northern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. BAGHDAD - Dr Stephen Everhart, an international finance expert working as a contractor for the United States Agency for International Development Mission in Iraq, was killed on Thursday, the U.S. embassy said in a statement.

A senior Iraqi security official said Everhart was killed when a roadside bomb targeting a private security company convoy exploded in northeastern Baghdad. Two other people were wounded in the incident, the official said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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