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FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 11:30 a.m. EST on Sunday.

* denotes new or updated item

* MOSUL - A suicide bomber targeting a police patrol wounded eleven people in southern Mosul, 390 km (240 km miles) north of Baghdad, police said. Six of the wounded were policemen.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb struck an Iraqi military patrol on Sunday in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, killing three soldiers and wounding four, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint in western Mosul, wounding three people, including two police, police said.

ISKANDARIYA - Police found the bodies of two people who had been blindfolded and shot in Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

NEAR HILLA - A man was found shot dead on Saturday just south of Hilla, 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

NEAR FALLUJA - A female suicide bomber killed three people and wounded seven others, including a doctor and his wife, inside a hospital at Amiriyat al-Falluja, just south of Falluja, police said. Falluja is 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded six people including two policemen when it targeted their patrol in the Ghadir district of eastern Baghdad, police said.

TUZ KHURMATO - Gunmen wounded three policemen in a drive- by-shooting on their checkpoint in central Tuz Khurmato, 170 km (105 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one U.S. soldier and wounded two others in northern Baghdad on Saturday, the U.S. military said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed an Iraqi soldier and wounded another in northeast Mosul on Saturday, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded a civilian in Mosul on Saturday, police said.

Compiled by Mohammed Abbas and Aws Qusay

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