July 23, 2009 / 12:06 PM / 10 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, July 23

July 23 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1830 GMT on Thursday.

*indicates a new or updated item.

* KIRKUK - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol in central Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, killed one civilian and wounded three others, police said.

GHAZALIYA - A bomb wounded three members of a family that, displaced by violence, was returning to their home in the Ghazaliya area of western Baghdad, police said.

YUSUFIYA - A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. military patrol killed one civilian and wounded two others in Yusufiya, 20 km (12 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. The U.S. military said it had no reports of such an attack on a U.S. patrol in that area.

KIRKUK - An insurgent threw a hand grenade at a U.S.-Iraqi patrol in Kirkuk, wounding three U.S. soldiers, one Iraqi interpreter and one Iraqi civilian, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded one policeman and five civilians in east Baghdad’s New Baghdad district on Wednesday, police said.

ABU GHRAIB - U.S. soldiers killed two Iraqi insurgents on Tuesday when their convoy was attacked in Abu Ghraib in Baghdad’s western outskirts, the U.S. military said on Thursday, adding that one civilian was killed and four wounded in an ensuing firefight. It was unclear who caused the civilian casualties. An Iraqi police source said one civilian was killed and three wounded when U.S. troops opened fire after being hit by a roadside bomb.

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