June 18, 2010 / 8:27 AM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 18

June 18 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1400 GMT on Friday.

* indicates new or updated item.



* TUZ KHURMATO - A parked car bomb exploded near the house of a provincial council official, killing seven people and wounding 61, in Tuz Khurmato, 170 km (105 miles) north of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

* QAIM - Four Iraqi soldiers were killed and six wounded when their patrol was struck by three roadside bombs in Qaim, 300 km (185 miles) west of Baghdad, a police source said.

MOSUL - Police found the body of an unidentified man with bullet wounds to the head and chest in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a house and killed an off-duty policeman in a town west of Mosul, police said.

BAQUBA - A parked car bomb went off near a police captain’s house, wounding at least 30 people, including six members of his family, in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen stormed the house of an employee of the Water Resources Ministry, killing him, his wife and two sons in Abu Ghraib on the western outskirts of Baghdad, police said.

FALLUJA - A rocket fired at a U.S military base landed on three houses, killing four civilians and wounding seven in an eastern section of Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, hospital and police sources said.

SAMARRA - A man was shot dead on Thursday by his son and a nephew who regarded him as a traitor because he worked as an interpreter for the U.S military in Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. (Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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