Iraq

Factbox - Developments in Iraq, 28 May 2007

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May 28 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 2000 GMT on Monday:

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* BAGHDAD - Police said they recovered the bodies of 33 people from various parts of Baghdad in the past 24 hours.

BAGHDAD - A truck bomb killed 24 people and wounded 90 others near the Sunni Abdul Qadir al-Gailani mosque in central Baghdad, police said.

* BAGHDAD - Three civilians were killed and 10 wounded by a car bomb in Zaafarniya district in south eastern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Eight people were killed and 35 wounded when mortar rounds landed in the Shi'ite district of Karrada in central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Two civilians were killed two others were wounded by roadside bomb in the Baayaa district in southwestern Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Four policemen were killed by a car bomb in Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Police found the bodies of three men in different parts of Mosul, police said.

BAGHDAD - At least two people were killed and six wounded by a car bomb in the Karrada district in central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Four people were killed and 29 wounded by a bomb in a restaurant in the Bab al-Muadham district of north-central Baghdad, police said.

UWAIREG - The bodies of 12 men were found dumped in a large hole in the Uwaireeg area south of Baghdad, police said. All the victims had gunshot wounds and showed signs of torture.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded five policemen in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.

HAWIJA - A roadside bomb wounded four Iraqi soldiers near Hawija, 70 km (40 miles) southwest of Baghdad, police said.

BAQUBA - One person was killed and 11 wounded by a mortar round in Baquba, police said.

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army killed an insurgent and arrested 45 others during the past 24 hours in different parts of Iraq, the Defence Ministry said.

BAGHDAD - A sniper killed a female student near in al-Mustansiriya University in northeastern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed three policemen and wounded seven in the Fadhil district of central Baghdad, police said.

BAQUBA - The U.S. military said U.S. and Iraqi troops had raided a suspected al Qaeda prison camp near Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, on Sunday and freed 41 men.

NEAR BAIJI - Hamad al-Jouburi, the head of a regional "salvation council" set up to fight al-Qaeda, said gunmen attacked his brother's two houses and abducted four of his sons and set the houses on fire in a village near Baiji, 180 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad. Earlier, local officials said gunmen killed the four sons of Jouburi's sister.

BAGHDAD - A security detainee died on Saturday in Camp Cropper, a U.S. detention facility in southern Baghdad, the U.S. military said. It said the likely cause of death was complications from diabetes.

ANBAR - U.S. forces detained nine suspected insurgents in raids against suspected al Qaeda insurgents in northern Mosul and western Anbar province, the U.S. military said.

RAMADI - A car bomb in a busy market killed seven people and wounded 12 on Sunday in the western outskirts of Ramadi, 110 km (70 miles) west of Baghdad, a hospital source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded nine others in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police said.

NAHRAWAN - Two people were killed and one other was wounded in a mortar attack on Sunday in Nahrawan, 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

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