Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 01 May 2007

May 1 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 0700 GMT on Tuesday:

ISKANDARIYA - Gunmen attacked a minibus south of Baghdad late on Monday, killing 11 passengers including women and children, Iraqi police said on Tuesday.

BAQUBA - A hospital source said they received the bullet-riddled bodies of 10 people in the religiously mixed city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad.

LATIFIYA - Gunmen manning a fake checkpoint stopped a mini bus and killed three passengers and wounded five on Monday in the town of Latifiya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

MUSSAYAB - Gunmen killed a worker and wounded three others in a drive-by shooting in the town of Mussayb, about 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.


Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit