Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 01 Nov 2008

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Nov 1 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1300 GMT on Saturday.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed two Iraqi soldiers on Friday in an attack on a military checkpoint in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KUT - Gunmen killed one policeman on Friday near his home just west of Kut, 150 km (105 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - U.S. forces detained 17 militants on Friday and Saturday during operations targeting al Qaeda across Iraq, the U.S. military said.

(Compiled by Aws Qusay)

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