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FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq, June 2
June 2, 2008 / 6:02 PM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq, June 2

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1:45 p.m. EDT on Monday:

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*MOSUL - A suicide bomber killed at least three policemen and four civilians in Mosul, police said. Two children were among the dead. At least seven policemen and 25 civilians were wounded. Mosul is 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad,

MOSUL - One Iraqi soldier was killed and four others were wounded when a car bomb exploded near their patrol in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A deputy dean at the University of Mosul was killed when a bomb attached to his car exploded in northern Mosul, police said. MAHAWEEL - Two bodies were found with gunshot wounds and signs of torture in Mahaweel, 60 km (35 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A car bomb wounded four people in Yarmouk district, western Baghdad, police said. Another police source said the four people were wounded when gunmen threw a hand grenade at their car.

KIRKUK - Gunmen kidnapped a child and killed a policeman who tried to foil the abduction in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - U.S. forces killed two militants and detained 31 others during operations targeting al Qaeda in Iraq in central and northern Iraq on Sunday and Monday, the U.S. military said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol killed one woman in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded six others, including three policemen, in Bab al-Muadham district, in central Baghdad, police said.

Compiled by Aws Qusay

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