Iraq

Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 08 Nov 2008

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Nov 8 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1300 GMT on Saturday.

NEAR RAMADI - At least eight people were killed and 14 others wounded in two suicide bombings targeting a police station just east of Ramadi, police said. Ramadi is 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed one Iraqi soldier and wounded two others on their patrol on Friday in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

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

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded seven others in Qahira district, northern Baghdad, police said.

KUT - Gunmen killed a former member of Saddam Hussein's Baath party on Friday in city of Kut, 150 km (95 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police said.

(compiled by Aws Qusay)

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