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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, March 17

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 17 Mar 2011 21:12 GMT
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March 17 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 2100 GMT on Thursday. * indicates new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went the northeastern Ur district of the capital targeted a police patrol, wounding two policemen and one civilian, according to a source in the Interior Ministry.

* BAGHDAD - Two traffic policemen and one civilian were wounded in Baghdad's northern Shaab district when a roadside bomb went off, according to an Interior Ministry source.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded three people in Baghdad's central Karrada district, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb killed one person and wounded three others in Baghdad's western Iskan district, an Interior Ministry source said.

MOSUL - A bomb planted on a bicycle went off in a market and wounded eight people in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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