June 24, 2009 / 10:48 AM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 24

June 24 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1900 GMT on Wednesday.

* denotes new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - A bomb in a trailer attached to a motorcycle killed at least 61 civilians and wounded about 116 others at a market in eastern Baghdad’s Sadr City slum, police said.

MOSUL - Seven civilians were wounded when an armed man hurled a hand grenade at a U.S. military patrol in a market in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - An insurgent was killed while he tried to plant a bomb on a roadside near Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded three street cleaners as they emptied a garbage container in central Kirkuk, police said.

MOSUL - A car bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol wounded one soldier in central Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed a policeman and wounded another on Wednesday when it exploded near their patrol in central Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Police in Mosul retrieved the body of a woman from the River Tigris on Wednesday with gunshot wounds to her head, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed an off-duty policeman on Wednesday during a drive-by shooting in southern Mosul, police said.











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