August 15, 2010 / 6:25 PM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Aug 15

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 2045 GMT on Sunday.

* denotes new or updated item

*MAHMUDIYA - A bomb exploded in a residential apartment block in Mahmudiya, 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, and wounded six civilians, a security source said.

*BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb attached to a car wounded four of the vehicle’s passengers when it went off in Mustansiriya, a district in northern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

*FALLUJA - A handgrenade thrown at a police patrol wounded three policemen when it exploded in southern Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, a police source said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol went off in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, killing one policeman and wounding three others, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed one policeman when it went off in southern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Police found the body of an unidentified man with head and chest bullet wounds in western Mosul, police said.

MAHMUDIYA - A roadside bomb went off on the outskirts of Mahmudiya, killing one civilian and wounding three others, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to a car exploded and wounded three civilians in Baghdad’s western district of Amiriya, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol wounded two soldiers in southern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - Two suspects were arrested as they were trying to plant a bomb under a vehicle in a car park of the Yarmouk hospital in western Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb attached to a mini-bus went off, killing three passengers and wounding 11, in eastern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went off near a police patrol, wounding three policemen near al-Shaab National Stadium in central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - Three roadside bombs exploded in quick succession, killing one person and wounding three, in the Bab al-Muadham area of north-central Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

MOSUL - Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint, killing one soldier and wounding another, in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

JURF AL-SAKHAR - Gunmen in a car killed three off-duty members of the government-backed Sahwa militia and wounded two others on Saturday as they were leaving a mosque in the town of Jurf al-Sakhar, 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, a source in the Babel province military operation centre said.

Another police source confirmed the same figures but said not all were members of the Sahwa militia.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen in a car shot at a police patrol, killing one policeman and wounded two, on Saturday night in Baghdad’s western Ghazaliya district, an Interior Ministry source said.

(Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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