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FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1200 GMT on Saturday:

* BAGHDAD - U.S. forces killed six insurgents and wounded five others overnight in a helicopter strike near the town of Husseiniyah north of Baghdad, the military said.

* MAHMUDIYA - A car bomb killed two people and wounded seven others in the town of Mahmudiya, south of Baghdad, police said.

* BAGHDAD - A mortar attack killed two people and wounded five in eastern Baghdad, police said.

* KIRKUK - A roadside bomb wounded two policemen in the northern city of Kirkuk, police.

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army said it had killed 13 insurgents in the city of Baquba, capital of Diyala province.

BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army said it killed five insurgents and detained 46 others in an operation in eastern Diyala, near the Iranian border. It was unclear when the operation began.

BAGHDAD - Police found 16 bodies in Baghdad on Friday, mostly victims of sectarian death squads.

BAGHDAD - A U.S. soldier died as a result of wounds suffered from an explosion near his vehicle in Diyala province on Friday, the U.S. military said.

RAMADI - Iraqi police killed four insurgents from al Qaeda in Iraq when they chased their car on the highway in Western Anbar province on Friday, police said.

KIRKUK - Gunmen killed one civilian in a drive-by shooting in Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk on Friday, police said.

DIWANIYAH - The body of policeman was found after he was kidnapped in the Shi’ite city of Diwaniyah on Friday, police said.

BAGHDAD - A police captain was killed in southern Baghdad on Friday, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed one civilian and wounded three when they opened fire in a southern Baghdad area, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb wounded four civilians when it targeted an ambulance in southern Baghdad, police said.

MAHMUDIYA - Mortars killed one person and wounded five others on Friday in Mahmudiya, police said.

KIRKUK - A booby-trapped body killed a policeman and civilian in al-Rashad, a town near Kirkuk, police said.

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