FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Feb 3

03 Feb 2010 11:16:53 GMT

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1115 GMT on Wednesday. * denotes a new or updated item

* KERBALA - A bomb on a cart killed at least 20 Shi'ite pilgrims and wounded 110 others in Kerbala, 80 km (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

* KERBALA - A bomb attached to a military vehicle killed three people and wounded 21 others in eastern Kerbala on Tuesday night, police said.

KIRKUK - Gunmen shot and killed a police officer near his house in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb targeting Shi'ite pilgrims killed one pilgrim and wounded three others in Western Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded three people in the Amil district of southwest Baghdad, police said.


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