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Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 24 Nov 2008

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Nov 24 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1330 GMT on Monday.

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* BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one man and wounded five other people, including three policemen, when it struck their patrol in Karrada district in central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed 13 female employees of Trade Ministry and wounded seven others, including some women, when it blew up their bus in the district of New Baghdad, eastern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A female suicide bomber killed at least five people and wounded 12 others at a checkpoint by the entrance to the heavily-fortified Green Zone diplomatic compound in central Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - Gunmen killed a lawyer in a drive-by shooting in central Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

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