Security developments in Iraq, January 3

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03 Jan 2012 17:16

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1715 GMT on Tuesday.

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  • MOSUL - A roadside bomb exploded near an Iraqi army patrol, killing one soldier, on the western outskirts of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

  • MOSUL - A gunman opened fire on a police checkpoint and wounded two policemen and one civilian in western Mosul, police said. Police said the gunman was killed in the incident after other policemen at the checkpoint retaliated.

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