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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, November 26

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 26 Nov 2011 12:02 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Nov 26 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1200 GMT on Saturday.

BAGHDAD - At least eight people were killed and up to 18 wounded in three explosions in downtown Baghdad, two security sources said. Another police source put the toll at seven dead and 29 wounded.

ABU GHRAIB - Six people were killed and eight wounded when a roadside bomb exploded and hit a small truck carrying construction workers in the western outskirt of Baghdad, police and medical sources said.

DOUR - Gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles attacked a farm belonging to Dour Mayor Othman Ahmed al-Douri and exchanged fire with his security guards, killing one guard and wounding the mayor, in Dour, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, the Salahuddin province security operations centre said.

BAQUBA - A roadside bomb killed an insurgent as he was trying to plant it in western Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, the Diyala province security operation centre said.

(Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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