Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 04 Jun 2007

June 4 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1100 GMT on Monday:

* denotes new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - A bomb planted inside an ambulance killed one person and wounded three others in the Bab al-Muadham area of central Baghdad, police said.

* YUSUFIYA - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol killed one policeman and wounded three others near the town of Yusufiya, 15 km (10 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL - A roadside bomb exploded near a fuel truck, wounding the driver and setting the truck on fire in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

* BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army killed seven insurgents and arrested 57 others during the past 24 hours in different areas of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed three people and wounded eight in Zaafaraniya district of southern Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A suicide truck bomber wounded two guards at the house of a local police brigadier near Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed a Chaldean Catholic priest and three of his assistants in Mosul on Sunday, police said on Monday.

TAJI - A suicide car bomber killed three Iraqi soldiers and wounded three at a checkpoint near Taji, 20 km (9 miles) north of Baghdad, on Sunday, an Iraqi military source said.


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