Iraq

Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 04 Nov 2008

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Nov 4 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1900 GMT on Tuesday.

BAGHDAD - Seven people were killed and 18 were wounded in an explosion at a car park in the al-Mashtal area of eastern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Four people were killed and eight were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in the al-Qahira district of northern Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed an off-duty police officer in a drive-by shooting in eastern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - One civilian was killed and another wounded by a roadside bomb targeting an Iraq Army patrol in eastern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Two bodies were found in two different parts of Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed a civilian in a drive-by shooting in northern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a civilian in a drive-by in eastern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Five civilians were wounded by a roadside bomb attack in northern Mosul, police said.

BAGHDAD - One bystander was killed and three were wounded in a shootout between Iraqi soldiers and gunmen in Baghdad's Sadr City neighbourhood near a memorial ceremony for anniversary of the death of a Shi'ite cleric, Baghdad security spokesman Qassim Moussawi said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed one policeman and wounded three others when they opened fire in the Ghadir district of eastern Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a policeman in western Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A suicide car bomb wounded four policemen when it targeted their patrol in southern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed one man, wounding two of his brothers, on Monday in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A policeman was wounded when a bomb, which had been planted on his car, exploded, also wounding his two children in the Karrada district of central Baghdad, police said.

TIKRIT - Two Iraqi civilians were killed following a traffic accident involving the U.S. military near Tikrit, 150 km (95 miles) north of Baghdad, the military said in a statement.

BAGHDAD - A bomb planted on a car killed one person and wounded five others in the Karrada district of central Baghdad, police said.

(Compiled by Aws Qusay)

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