December 5, 2008 / 8:24 AM / 10 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 5

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 0800 GMT on Friday.

BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to a vehicle killed Wathab Kareem, an inspector for the Labour Ministry, and wounded two civilians in central Baghdad on Thursday, police said.

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces arrested a man believed to be a senior member of Ansar al-Sunna, an Islamic militant group, in the Mansour district of western Baghdad on Thursday, said security spokesman Major-General Qassim Moussawi. He said the suspect was recently released from a U.S. detention centre in southern Iraq.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed a policeman and wounded a civilian when struck a police patrol on Thursday in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot and wounded an off-duty policeman at a restaurant in northern Mosul on Thursday, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded four people, including two army officers, when it struck an army patrol in northern Mosul on Thursday, police said. (Compiled by Khalid al-Ansary)




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