FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, May 12

12 May 2010 21:25:45 GMT

May 12 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 2130 GMT on Wednesday.

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*BAGHDAD - Seven people were killed and 22 wounded after a car bomb planted outside a cafe exploded in Baghdad's Sadr City slum, a Shi'ite area, police and a source at the Iraqi Interior Ministry said.

*MOSUL - Gunmen in a car killed an employee of a local television station in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, after he left a mosque, police said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb planted inside a grocery store killed three people and wounded 23 others in the Shula district of northwestern Baghdad, police said. Gunmen first killed the shop owner and then detonated a bomb in the shop's entrance.

MOSUL - Gunmen in a car shot dead a civilian near his house on Tuesday evening in western Mosul, police said.


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