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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, November 22

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:58 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Nov 22 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 0830 GMT on Tuesday.

MOSUL - Police shot dead a would-be suicide bomber before he had a chance to detonate his explosive vest at a security checkpoint in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said.

BAGHDAD - Four Iraqi army personnel were wounded when a roadside bomb went off near an army patrol in central Baghdad, a police source said.

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi soldier was killed and a civilian wounded when a bomb attached to a vehicle went off near a security checkpoint in Baghdad's eastern Sadr City district, police and hospital sources said.

KIRKUK - The body of a government employee was found in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, a local police source said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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