FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Aug 9

Sun Aug 9, 2009 7:34am EDT

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1130 GMT on Sunday.

BAQUBA - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol wounded four policemen in southern Baquba, 65 km (40 miles ) northeast of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol wounded two policemen in western Mosul, 390 km ( 240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Police found the body of a merchant with bullet wounds to the head and chest in western Mosul, police said, adding that the merchant was kidnapped a few days ago.














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