July 20, 2010 / 7:08 AM / 10 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, July 20

July 20 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1915 GMT on Tuesday.

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* BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to a car carrying a government official working at the Agriculture Ministry wounded him in Baghdad’s northern district of Adhamiya, police said.

* BAQUBA - Two roadside bombs targeting a police patrol wounded 10 policemen in a small town east of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles), northeast of Baghdad, police said.

BAQUBA - One person was killed and seven others were wounded when a parked car bomb exploded near a restaurant west of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, police said. Most of the wounded were Iranian pilgrims, police said.

QARA TAPPA - A car bomb killed two civilians and wounded 17 others when it went off in a marketplace in the small town of Qara Tappa, 122 km (73 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded a soldier when it struck an Iraqi army patrol southwest of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded three policemen when it exploded near their patrol in southern Kirkuk, police said.

TAL AFAR - Iraqi army forces, tipped off by intelligence, killed a suicide bomber trying to blow himself up in a residential area of Tal Afar, 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, on Monday, police said.

BASRA - A roadside bomb wounded three soldiers when it hit a military convoy in central Basra, 420 km (260 miles) southeast of Baghdad, on Monday, police said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)




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