FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq, Sept 28

Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:30pm EDT

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(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 2000 GMT (4:00 p.m. EDT) on Monday.

TAL AFAR - Two suspected insurgents were killed and a third was wounded in an explosives accident in Tal Afar, 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Security forces killed two suspected militants in central Baghdad, security sources said. According to one police source, the gunmen had shot and killed a man before being chased and killed by police.

RIYADH - A mortar round wounded three people when it landed in a village southwest of the city of Kirkuk, police said.

DIWANIYA - A bomb planted on a minibus killed at least three people and wounded two, in an area just north of Diwaniya, 150 km (95 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraqi police said.

ANBAR - A suicide bomber driving a water tanker packed with explosives blew himself up near a police station, killing seven policemen and wounding 10, said Hussein Ali, a police major in the area west of the city of Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad.

BAGHDAD - Two bombs in west Baghdad's Ghazaliya district killed at least three people, including the commander of the local army battalion, and wounded at least nine soldiers, Baghdad security sources said.

MOSUL - Gunmen in a moving car shot a retired handicapped policeman near his house in east Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol exploded, killing two policemen and wounding two in east Mosul, police said.

KIRKUK - A bomb planted on a police officer's car wounded him on Sunday, in northern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

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