Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 25 Apr 2007

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April 25 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 0600 GMT on Wednesday:

BASRA - A British soldier died after his patrol came under small arms fire in the al-Ashaar area of Basra on Monday, the British military said on Wednesday.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb near a petrol station killed two people and wounded eight others in Shaab district in northern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - One person was killed and five others were wounded when several mortar rounds landed in the Shi'ite neighbourhood of Abu Dshir in southern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Five people were killed and 17 others wounded by mortar rounds which landed in the Zaafaraniya district of southern Baghdad on Tuesday, police said. Another police source put the death toll at four killed and 10 wounded.

HILLA - The body of a man was found shot near the Shi'ite city of Hilla, 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

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