Factbox - Security developments in Iraq,12 June 2007

June 12 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1000 GMT on Tuesday:

BAGHDAD - Coalition forces detained 11 suspected militants during operations against al Qaeda in Iraq in Baghdad.

NEAR RAMADI - A suicide car bomber killed three police officers and wounded 15 other people at a checkpoint west of Ramadi, 110 km (70 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

HAWIJA - A roadside bomb wounded five policemen near Hawija, 70 km (45 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded two civilians in the Mansour neighbourhood of western Baghdad, police said.

TIKRIT - Iraqi police found the body of a kidnapped policeman in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S.-Iraqi Joint Coordination Center said. He had been shot.


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