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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 7

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 7 Jun 2011 19:20 GMT
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June 7 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1920 GMT on Tuesday.

* denotes new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb attached to the car of a government employee exploded, wounding him and two passers-by in the Binoog district of northern Baghdad, an interior ministry source said.

* BAGHDAD - Gunmen using silenced weapons attacked Interior Ministry Colonel Mussab Kamil and his family, wounding the colonel and his wife and killing their son in the Jamiaa district of western Baghdad, the interior ministry source said.

* RAMADI - A sticky bomb attached to an off-duty policeman's car exploded and killed him in central Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen firing silenced weapons from a car killed two policemen inside their vehicle in central Baghdad, police said.

HILLA - Police said they found the body of an unidentified man with gunshot wounds to the head in central Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb exploded and killed two shepherds late on Monday in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. (Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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