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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Jan 21

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1830 GMT on Monday.

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* BAIJI - A suicide bomber killed 15 people and wounded 10 when he blew himself up among mourners at a funeral for a tribal leader in a village near the northern oil refinery city of Baiji, security officials said.

QAIYARA - Two people were killed and nine wounded by a bomb in a parked car targeting an Iraqi army patrol in the town of Qaiyara near Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - U.S. forces killed two gunmen and arrested 18 others during operations in central and northern Iraq, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD - Iraqi special forces soldiers, backed by U.S. advisers, killed the suspected commander of 10 extremist groups implicated in attacks against Iraqi security forces and civilians in Baghdad, the U.S. military said. The man tried to grab a weapon when special forces entered a building in southwestern Baghdad's al-Amil district, it said. The man's son and neighbours said the man was shot when he tried to stop the soldiers from entering his wife's bedroom.

NEAR FALLUJA - Gunmen killed four members of a U.S.-backed neighbourhood police patrol and wounded two others in an attack on a checkpoint near Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, police said. Two of the gunmen were killed when police at the checkpoint returned fire.

BAGHDAD - Three people were wounded by a roadside bomb which exploded after a U.S. patrol went by in eastern Baghdad's Baladiyat district, police said.

BAGHDAD - Two bodies were found in different areas of Baghdad on Sunday, police said.

ANBAR PROVINCE - A U.S. Marine was killed during combat operations in western Anbar province on Saturday, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD - One U.S. soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Arab Jabour on Baghdad's southern outskirts, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD - U.S. military aircraft hit more than 30 targets with 35 bombs weighing a total of 19,000 pounds in air strikes in Arab Jabour, the U.S. military said. (Editing by Ross Colvin)

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