Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 19 Nov 2008

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1415 GMT on Wednesday.

BAGHDAD - Two roadside bombs exploded in quick succession, wounding five people in central Baghdad's Karrada district, police said.

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army killed 3 suspected militants and detained 23 others in different parts of Iraq during the past 24 hours, the defense ministry said in a statement.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded one Iraqi soldier in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A suicide car bomber hit an Iraqi army patrol, wounding two soldiers in eastern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - The Iraqi army arrested 92 wanted people during a raid and search operation in towns and villages near the city of Mosul, the defense ministry said in a statement.


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