Iraq

Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 17 Dec 2009

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Dec 17 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1300 GMT on Thursday.

* BAGHDAD - A car bomb targeting the convoy of lawmaker Nadeem al-Jabiri killed one civilian and wounded 10, police said. Jabiri was not in the convoy. Baghdad's security spokesman said no one had been killed.

* MOSUL - Unknown gunmen shot a carpenter dead in his workshop in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL - A Christian lab assistant was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - One policeman was killed during a raid on a home in Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed an off-duty policeman on Wednesday in Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A child was wounded in an explosion targeting U.S. and Iraqi forces in Mosul, police said.

KIRKUK - A bomb planted on a car wounded an off-duty policeman on Wednesday in the city of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A 'sticky' bomb wounded two people on Wednesday in Baghdad's southern Doura district, police said.

BAIJI - A grenade seriously wounded police Colonel Mudher Ahmed on Wednesday in the city of Baiji, 180 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

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