Iraq

Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 19 Oct 2008

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Oct 19 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 0315 GMT on Sunday.

* denotes new or updated item.

* KIRKUK - A roadside bomb in the Bashir neighbourhood of the northern city of Kirkuk wounded a man and a woman, police said.

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

* MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded an Iraqi soldier in Mosul after striking his patrol, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol, wounding five people including three policemen in the Ghazaliya district of western Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Two people were killed and 10 wounded, including two traffic policemen, when a roadside bomb exploded near a queue of cars at a petrol station in the Zaafaraniya district of southeastern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol, wounding seven people including three policemen near a market in the Zaafarainya district of Baghdad, police said.

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