Posts Tagged ‘Ramadi’


Sept 3 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Iraq at 1830 GMT on Thursday.

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* MUSSAYAB – At least four people were killed and 24 wounded near Mussayab, 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, when a bomb exploded at a Shi’ite Muslim shrine as people were arriving at the mosque after breaking their daily Ramadan fast, police said.

* BAGHDAD – Five people were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in northern Baghdad, police said.

* BAGHDAD – A leader of an anti-insurgent Sunni militia group and four others were wounded when a sticky bombattached to their car exploded in south Baghdad, police said.

* MOSUL – At least four bombs in the volatile northern city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, killed one police officer and wounded around half a dozen civilians and members of the security forces, police said.

* BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb targeting a patrol of anti-insurgent Sunni militiamen in northern Baghdad wounded eight people, police said.

BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol wounded two policemen in southwestern Baghdad on Wednesday, police said.

RAMADI – An attack on Wednesday by a suicide bomber riding a motorbike wounded four policeman and one civilian outside the home of a police officer in Ramadi, 100 km (62 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

TAL AFAR – Police said a militant shot and killed a man and his wife in their home in Tal Afar, 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, on Wednesday. When Iraqi security forces arrived on the scene, the militant detonated an explosive vest and killed himself, wounding 10 members of the security forces.

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By KIM GAMEL (AP) – 15 hours ago

BAGHDAD — A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint in a small town west of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least three people, in the latest attack in a region that was once a Sunni insurgent stronghold but later became key to a nationwide drop in violence. (more…)

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UPDATED ON: Saturday, July 25, 2009
18:17 Mecca time, 15:17 GMT
At least four people have been killed and 12 wounded after a car bomb exploded outside the offices of a Sunni Arab political party in the western Iraqi city of Fallujah, a police officer said. (more…)

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Published: July 20, 2009

BAGHDAD — Five Iraqi police officers and three civilians were shot dead in a series of seven attacks by gunmen on Monday in the restive northern city of Mosul, and a car bomb near the headquarters of the provincial government in the western city of Ramadi killed two policemen, security officials said. (more…)

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Published: July 15, 2009

BAGHDAD — At least six people were killed and 25 wounded when a suicide truck bomber struck Wednesday near a police checkpoint in the city of Ramadi west of Baghdad, according to local officials. (more…)

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