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By Reuters

Aug 19 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Iraq at 1300 GMT on Wednesday.

BAGHDAD – A series of blasts in central Baghdad killed at least 77 people and wounded 420, Iraqi police said. The blasts occurred near government ministries.

DIWANIYA – A U.S. soldier stationed at FOB Echo in Diwaniya, 150 km (95 miles) south of Baghdad, was killed in combat, the U.S. military said. No details were provided.

KHALDIYA – A car bomb wounded three policemen and two civilians when it exploded near a police station in Khaldiya, 83 km (50 miles) southwest of Baghdad, police said.

KIRKUK – Gunmen killed a Christian trying to save his Christian neighbour, a doctor, from being abducted in the north of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/ANS943206.htm

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