December 23, 2009 / 11:26 AM / 10 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 23

Dec 23 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1100 GMT on Wednesday.

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces said they had arrested an insurgent in a raid in west Baghdad, where they also confiscated three explosive belts used for suicide bombings and 24 bags of chemicals used to make explosives.

MOSUL - A wooden cart exploded inside a garage behind a church, killing two people and wounding five in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to a minibus killed one person and wounded three in the Kadhimiya district of northwest Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded a civilian on Tuesday in southwest Baghdad, police said.

TARMIYA - A roadside bomb wounded three civilians on Tuesday in Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot dead Brigadier General Riyadh Abdulmajeed in front of his house on Tuesday in the Ghazaliya district of west Baghdad, police said.

(Complied by Suadad Al-Salhy

















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