October 5, 2009 / 2:53 PM / 9 years ago

FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 10:45 a.m. EDT (1445 GMT) on Monday.

* denotes new or updated item

* NEAR MOSUL - A bomb wounded 30 Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers close to the district of Rabia, northwest of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a local Peshmerga official who declined to be named said, adding that initial reports indicated the explosion was caused by a parked car bomb.

HADITHA - A suicide bomber walked into an Iraqi funeral tent and blew himself, killing at least six mourners and wounding 15 in Haditha, 190 km (120 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK - Police said they found the body of a Christian man bearing several gun shot wounds in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad. He had been kidnapped from his house two days earlier.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded two policemen when it struck their patrol in northern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Clashes between insurgents and police wounded one civilian in central Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb wounded one person in western Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Iraqi troops have arrested at least 200 suspected insurgents in the past week in the city of Mosul, Abdul-Raheem al-Shimeri, the head of the security committee in the provincial council, said.

FALLUJA - A roadside bomb killed one civilian and wounded 6, including two Iraqi soldiers, when it exploded near an Iraqi army patrol in central Falluja, 50 km (35 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded four people, including one policeman, when it went off near a police patrol in Baghdad’s central al-Nidhal Street, police said.

MOSUL - The Iraqi Army killed an insurgent on Sunday who was trying to throw a hand grenade at their patrol in eastern Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - A bomb placed in a trash mound killed an eleven-year old boy on Sunday in central Mosul, police said.

TIKRIT - Fifteen insurgent suspects who had been detained on Friday in Tikrit were released on Sunday, the governor of surrounding Salahuddin province, Mutasher Hussain Allawi, said.

NINEVEH PROVINCE - Iraq and U.S. forces arrested a suspected leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq named Ali al-Tikriti on Saturday in northern Nineveh province, the U.S. military said.

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