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FACTBOX - Security developments in Iraq, Jan 2

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Jan 2 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1400 GMT on Saturday.

*indicates a new or updated item.

*BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to a car wounded two civilians in the Jamiaa district of west Baghdad, police said.

*BAGHDAD - Two car bombs exploded in the Bayaa district of southwest Baghdad, killing one person and wounding 21 others, including two Iraqi soldiers, police said.

BAGHDAD - A sniper killed an officer at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Sadr City, northeast Baghdad, police said.

FALLUJA - A bomb attached to a car killed an off-duty policeman and wounded two others in southern Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, on Friday, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot and wounded a goldsmith when they stormed his shop in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, on Friday, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb exploded near an Iraqi army checkpoint in eastern Mosul on Friday, seriously wounding one soldier, police said.

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