February 16, 2008 / 10:14 AM / 11 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq

Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki (C) and Defence Minister Abdul Qadir al-Obaidi (L) review the honor guards during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of Operation Imposing Law in Baghdad February 15,2008. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1 p.m. British time on Saturday.

* denotes new or updated items.

* RAMADI - Police found five decomposed bodies and arrested a militant suspected of being involved in their deaths just east of Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Four bodies were found in different districts across Baghdad on Friday, police said.

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber at a checkpoint manned by U.S.-backed neighbourhood patrol policemen killed one and wounded four others including two civilians on Friday in Ghazaliya district, in western Baghdad, police said.

MAHAWEEL - A child was wounded when he picked up a roadside bomb on Friday in Mahaweel, 75 km (45 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

NEAR HILLA - A body was found with gunshot wounds just east of Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

JURF AL-SAKHAR - U.S. helicopters opened fire with rockets after coming under small-arms fire on early Friday in Jurf al-Sakhar, 85 km (53 miles) south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

SAMARRA - Gunmen killed a member of a U.S.-backed neighbourhood patrol in central Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

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