August 17, 2009 / 9:46 AM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Aug 17

Aug 17 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 0920 GMT on Monday.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded six policemen in central Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MUSSAYAB - Gunmen in a car attacked a government-backed neighborhood guard checkpoint, killing one guard and wounding three on Sunday night in the town of Mussayab, 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

MUSSAYAB - Gunmen in a car shot and wounded a leader of a government-backed neighborhood guard unit on Sunday night in the town of Mussayab, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen broke into a shop and killed its owner on Sunday night in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - The remains of 10 unidentified people were found over a two week period in east Baghdad, during a campaign by the army to clear the area of weapons, a statement from Baghdad’s security operations room said.















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