Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 12 Dec 2009

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Dec 12 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1330 GMT on Saturday.

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* BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb detonated near a U.S. military Humvee vehicle, police said. A U.S. military official said three U.S. soldiers were wounded in the incident in north Baghdad.

* MOSUL - An Iraqi soldier was wounded in an explosion in west Mosul, located 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad.

* MOSUL - An explosive device targeting police wounded one officer, police reported.

KIRKUK - Three policemen were killed and three wounded by a roadside bomb in central Kirkuk, which is located 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

(Compiled by the Baghdad newsroom)

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