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FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 8:50 a.m. EDT (1250 GMT) on Saturday.

* denotes a new or updated item.

* BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to the car of an Interior Ministry officer wounded the official and one civilian in the Yarmouk district of central Baghdad, police said.

FALLUJA - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol killed four soldiers and wounded 10 near Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

RAMADI - A suicide truck bomber blew up the main bridge linking Baghdad to Syria and Jordan in the city of Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of the Iraqi capital, police said.

HAWIJA - Two militants were killed and two civilians wounded when a bomb that insurgents were carrying blew up in Hawija, 210 km (130 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a policeman and wounded two civilians in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol killed one policeman and wounded two civilians in western Mosul, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a civilian in a drive-by shooting in southwest Mosul, police said.

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