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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, October 29

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:22 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Oct 29 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1315 GMT on Saturday.

BALAD - Gunmen opened fire on an Iraqi police checkpoint and killed one police officer and wounded three others in Balad, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source in Salahuddin province said.

BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb wounded an off-duty policeman and two other civilians when it went off in Baghdad's southern Saidiya district, police and hospital sources said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb killed a Science and Technology Ministry employee when it exploded in Baghdad's southern Saidiya district, a police source said.

MOSUL - A bomb targeting a police patrol wounded three policemen in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed a woman in western Mosul, a police source said.

MOSUL - A child was wounded during clashes between gunmen and police officers in western Mosul, a police source said.

FALLUJA - Iraqi soldiers killed a suicide car bomber in southern Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, a local police source said. The source said one soldier was wounded in the incident. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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