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Security developments in Iraq, September 21

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:06 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Sept 21 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 2000 GMT on Wednesday.

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* BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb exploded and wounded two civilians in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniya district, an interior ministry source said.

* BAGHDAD - Gunmen stormed a cell phone shop and killed its owner using silenced weapons in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniya district, an interior ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb attached to a vehicle killed a police colonel in Baghdad's western district of Amiriya, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen stormed a supermarket and killed its owner in the Zaafaraniya district of southeastern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

UDHAIM - A roadside bomb went off near a police patrol and killed two policemen in Udhaim, 90 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - A sticky bomb attached to a vehicle wounded the driver and his wife in central Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BALAD RUZ - A mass grave containing 27 decomposed bodies was found in the al-Daniya area near Balad Ruz, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad, a source in the Diyala police operations centre said.

BAAJ - Gunmen stormed the home of a policeman and killed him in Baaj, 375 km (233 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)

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