FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, July 8

Tue Jul 8, 2008 6:52am EDT

July 8 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1030 GMT on Tuesday.

NEAR MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed four contractors and wounded eight others when it hit their convoy on Monday on the outskirts of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said. Their nationalities were unknown.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed two people in two separate incidents in western Mosul on Monday, police said.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded one woman and a policeman outside a court building in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, a police chief Brigadier-General Sarhat Qadin said.

TAL AFAR - Gunmen killed a member of the Sunni Arab Iraqi Islamic party on Monday in Tal Afar, 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.

(Compiled by Aws Qusay, Editing by Tim Cocks)

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