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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Aug 25

Aug 25 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1900 GMT on Wednesday. * Denotes new or updated item

*MAHMUDIYA - A bomb inside a store killed one person and wounded four in the town of Mahmudiya, 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

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

MOSUL - A parked car bomb killed four people and wounded 12 others in western Mosul, police said.

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber killed 15 people and wounded at least 56 others in an attack on a police station in the northern Qahira district of Baghdad, Interior Ministry and police sources said.

KUT - A suicide car bomber killed at least 30 people and wounded 87 in an attack on a police station in the southern Iraqi city of Kut, 170 km (105 miles) southeast of Baghdad, a police officer said.

BAGHDAD - Five people were wounded by a roadside bomb in Karrada district in central Baghdad, police said.

DUJAIL - A parked car bomb targeting a police station in Dujail, 50 km (30 miles) north of Baghdad, wounded 20 people, including five policemen, police said.

BASRA - A parked minibus packed with explosives went off near a police station and wounded 12 people in the center of Basra, 420 km (260 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

KIRKUK - A parked car bomb killed one man and wounded nine people in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BALAD RUZ - Six roadside bombs wounded 13 people in separate attacks in Balad Ruz, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.

FALLUJA - A suicide car bomber attacked an Iraqi army patrol, killing one soldiers and wounding 10 people, including one soldier, in Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen using weapons with silencers attacked a police checkpoint killing one policeman and wounding another in the Baghdad's southwestern district of Amil, an Interior Ministry source said.

MUQDADIYA - At least three people were killed and 18 others were wounded, including five Iraqi soldiers, when a parked car bomb went off near a police checkpoint close to the municipal council building in Muqdadiya, 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.

RAMADI - A parked car bomb inside a bus station killed three people, including two policemen, and wounded 13 in central Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went off near an Iraqi army patrol and wounded three soldiers in Baghdad's western district of Amiriya, an Interior Ministry source said.

BAGHDAD - A parked car bomb killed three people and wounded 14 others in Baghdad's northern district of Kadhimiya, police said.

SAMARRA - The commander of Facility Protection Services of Salahuddin province Colonel Mustafa Hameed escaped death when two roadside bombs blew up near his convoy, wounding him and three of his bodyguards in central Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

TIKRIT - A roadside bomb wounded two policemen in central Tikrit, 150 km (95 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

TIKRIT - Five Iraqi soldiers and two students were wounded when a roadside bomb blew up near the University of Tikrit, police said.

Compiled by Baghdad newsroom

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