Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 22 Oct 2008

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Following are security developments in Iraq at 1800 GMT on Wednesday. * indicates new or updated items.

* MOSUL - An unidentified body with bullet wounds to the head and the chest was found in the east of the city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL - An Iraqi solider was wounded when a passing car opened fire on an Iraqi army check point in Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A bomb in a parked car killed four civilians and wounded four others in western Mosul, police said.

BAGHDAD - Bombs attached to two cars wounded five people when they exploded in central and western Baghdad, police said.

QAIM - Iraqi police found remains of 34 people in Qaim, 300 km (185 miles) west of Baghdad, police said. The source added the bodies are believed to have been buried two years ago.

TIKRIT - U.S. forces said they captured a wanted militant on Tuesday in Tikrit, 150 km (95 miles), north of Baghdad.

(Compiled by Khalid al-Ansary)

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