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Factbox - Security developments in Iraq, 27 Oct 2008

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Oct 27 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1615 GMT on Monday.

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* DOUR - A roadside bomb killed a government employee and wounded six others when it struck a minibus in Dour, a small town near Tikrit, 150 km (100 miles) north of Baghdad, police Captain Anwar Mohammed said.

* BAGHDAD - U.S. forces killed five suspected gunmen after coming under small arms fire in eastern Baghdad's New Baghdad district, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD - Two people were killed and seven others wounded when a bomb that had been attached to a car exploded in the al-Sinak district of central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Four militants were killed and seven suspected militants detained during operations targeting al Qaeda in Iraq on Sunday and Monday, the U.S. military said.

MOSUL - A dead body was found bearing gunshot wounds in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A suicide car bomber, targeting a police checkpoint in western Mosul, wounded one policeman and one civilian, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed three people and wounded five others on Monday when it exploded in the New Baghdad district of eastern Baghdad, police said.

TUZ KHURMATO - An Iraqi soldier was killed on Monday by a bomb that had been planted on his personal car in Tuz Khurmato, 170 km (105 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded four people on Monday in the Nahda district of central Baghdad, police said.

(Compiled by Aws Qusay)

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