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By REUTERS

Sept 2 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Iraq at 1500 GMT on Wednesday.

* denotes a new or updated item.

* MOSUL – Gunmen forced their way into a home in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, killing a 19-year-girl and wounding her mother, police said.

* KIRKUK – A roadside bomb killed an Iraqi soldier and wounded another in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL – Iraqi police found the body of a man with gunshot wounds to the head in Mosul, police said.

* MOSUL – A roadside bomb wounded two Iraqi soldiers in Mosul, police said.

* MOSUL – A roadside bomb wounded a civilian in Mosul, police said.

BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol wounded four policemen in central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD – A bomb planted on a car wounded two civilians in Baghdad’s northern district of Adhamiya late on Tuesday, police said.

MOSUL – Gunmen shot and killed two men inside a mosque on Tuesday evening in Mosul, north of Baghdad, police said.

http://www.reuters.com/article/middleeastCrisis/idUSL2664872

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By REUTERS

Aug 25 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Iraq at 1000 GMT on Tuesday. * denotes a new or updated item.

*BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb wounded four policemen in central Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL – Gunman shot dead a patient in a hospital in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. The gunman and a member of the hospital protection force were both wounded in the attack.

SAMARRA – A roadside bomb killed one policeman and wounded another when it struck a police patrol in central Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD – A bomb attached to a car wounded a municipal official, along with three of his bodyguards, in Baghdad’s central Karrada district, police said. A passerby was also wounded in the attack.

BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb wounded four civilians in Baghdad’s southeastern district of al-Ameen, police said.

MOSUL – Gunmen entered a mosque in Mosul, north of Baghdad, on Monday, wounding a Muslim cleric and a child playing nearby, police said.

BAGHDAD – Gunmen burst into the home of a university professor in Abu Ghraib, in Baghdad’s western outskirts, late on Monday, killing the man, police said.

BAGHDAD – Gunmen shot dead a policeman at a checkpoint in Abu Ghraib late on Monday, police said.

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LP119037.htm

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By NAHAL TOOSI (AP) – 1 day ago

ISLAMABAD — The militants wore masks, carried weapons and came by the dozens. Still, they exhibited a strange sense of courtesy: They let the reporter’s relatives leave the house before they bombed it. (more…)

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Sunday, July 26, 2009

BAGHDAD  —  Five people were killed Sunday in a daylight attack at a popular money exchange office, a reflection of the increasing crime in Iraq even as violence is on the decline. (more…)

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By CARLOTTA GALL and RUHULLAH KHAPALWAK

Published: July 21, 2009

KABUL, Afghanistan — Eight suicide attackers mounted assaults on government compounds in two eastern towns Tuesday, killing six members of the Afghan security forces and wounding four, officials said. (more…)

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REUTERS

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Gunmen killed 20 people including 12 policemen in an ambush northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said, in one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq in weeks. (more…)

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by Somini Sengupta
The New York Times

NEW DELHI — Violence in Indian-controlled Kashmir flared anew on Wednesday as gunmen attacked an Indian Army post near the city of Jammu and then barricaded themselves in a private home, waging a daylong battle and holding a family hostage.

By the time the siege ended Thursday morning, three gunmen, three hostages and at least five other people were dead, the Indian Army said. Seven women and children were safely rescued, Agence France-Presse reported. (more…)

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