Iraq

Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 23 Nov 2008

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Nov 23 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1300 GMT on Sunday.

MOSUL - A parked car bomb wounded seven people including one Iraqi soldier when it blew up next to an army patrol in southern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

NEAR TIKRIT - Gunmen wounded two policemen in a drive-by shooting on their checkpoint just south of Tikrit, 150 km (95 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army arrested 52 suspected militants in the past 24 hours across Iraq, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded six others in Karrada district in central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb blast wounded four people including one policeman in Yarmouk district in western Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Four people were wounded by a bomb attached to their car in district of Bab al-Muadham in central Baghdad, police said.

(compiled by Aws Qusay)

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