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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Aug 16

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1830 GMT on Monday.

* denotes new or updated item

* FALLUJA - Gunmen in a speeding car opened fire on and killed a relative of a provincial councilman from the western province of Anbar just outside the city of Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

* MUQDADIYA - A car bomb went off next to a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims, killing four Iranians and one Iraqi, in the town of Muqdadiya, 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad, a police source and a source in the security operation centre of Diyala province said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a policeman manning a checkpoint in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A civilian was killed and his son wounded during a shootout when Iraqi army forces chased suspected militants in eastern Mosul, police said.

BAQUBA - One U.S. soldier was killed on Sunday when a U.S. military patrol was attacked in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, the U.S military said in a statement. (Compiled by Baghdad newsroom)

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