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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, March 26

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 26 Mar 2011 11:31 GMT
Author: Reuters
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March 26 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1130 GMT on Saturday.

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* BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to the car of a university professor killed him and wounded three others, including his wife, when it went off in al-Nisour Square in central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

* MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead an off-duty Iraqi army lieutenant near his house in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen opening fire at an Iraqi army checkpoint killed one soldier and wounded two people including one civilian in Baghdad's northwestern Hurriya district, an Interior Ministry source said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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