March 3 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1430 GMT on Monday.
BAGHDAD - At least 12 people were killed and 46 wounded by a bomb in a parked car aimed at an Iraqi army patrol in central Baghdad's Bab al-Muadham area, police said.
BAGHDAD - Four people were killed and six wounded by a suicide car bomber who rammed a minibus into a checkpoint outside a building used by the Iraqi army in Ghadeer in eastern Baghdad, police said.
BASRA - Gunmen killed police Colonel Qassim Abid Filaih and three of his bodyguards in a drive-by shooting in Basra, 550 km (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police said.
SHIRQAT - Two policemen were killed and nine people wounded by a suicide car bomber in Shirqat, 300 km (190 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
SAMARRA - The bodies of 14 people, believed to be either Iraqi police or members of a U.S.-backed neighbourhood security unit, were found in a mass grave south of Samarra, 100 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said. All had their hands tied behind their backs and had gunshot wounds to the head.
SAMARRA - The final death toll from a car bomb attack on a police officer on Sunday near Samarra had risen to eight people, with another 30 wounded, police said.
MOSUL - U.S. forces killed five suspected insurgents and detained nine others during raids against al Qaeda networks in northern and central Iraq on Sunday and Monday, the U.S. military said.
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