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Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 26 Oct 2008

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Oct 26 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1200 GMT on Sunday.

RAMADI - Gunmen seriously wounded Ahmed Dawoud Marzouq, the Anbar provincial representative of the Iraqi National Dialogue Front, a mainly Sunni Arab political group. The gunmen stormed his house after clashing with his guards in the provincial capital Ramadi, police captain Ghazi Faisel told Reuters.

NEAR KIRKUK - U.S. forces killed three wanted militants and arrested three others during operations just southwest of Kirkuk, the U.S. military said. Kirkuk is 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded two policemen when it targeted their patrol in the district of Baladiyat in eastern Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed one policeman in a drive-by shooting on his checkpoint in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded two policemen when it targeted their patrol in southern Mosul, police said.

(Compiled by Aseel Kami and Aws Qusay)

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