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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, May 20

May 20 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1400 GMT on Thursday.

* Denotes a new or updated item.

* MOSUL - A suicide bomber attacked a police checkpoint, killing two policeman and a civilian and wounding another eight people including three policemen, in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead two policemen at a police checkpoint in central Mosul, police said.

* MOSUL - Gunmen killed a civilian in western Mosul, police said.

* MOSUL - Gunmen wounded two civilians during an attack on an army patrol in western Mosul, police said.

MAHMUDIYA - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded two policemen and two civilians in the town of Mahmudiya, 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded six civilians in Baghdad's southwestern district of Jihad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded two civilians in Baghdad's western district of al-Ghazaliya, police said.

YUSUFIYA - A bomb exploded inside a house, wounded three people in central Yusufiya, 20 km (12 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

BALAD RUZ - Iraqi police killed five militants in clashes that lasted for three hours in an area near Balad Ruz, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad, a security source said. The militants wounded five policemen, the source added.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded three civilians in southwestern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to a car wounded the driver in northeastern Baghdad, police said.

MAHMUDIYA - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded three civilians in the town of Mahmudiya, south of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded five civilians near the Shaab soccer stadium in eastern Baghdad, police said.

BAIJI - A roadside bomb targeting a government-backed militia leader wounded six members of the militia in Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.

KIRKUK - Gunmen killed a civilian and wounded two members of his family in an attempted kidnapping in eastern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.

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