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Iraq Security Developments -- Thursday
Round-up of Major Violence Across Iraq
02/08/2007 5:44 PM ET
Baghdad, Feb 8, (VOI) – Main security developments in Iraq on Thursday:

Mosul- Unknown gunmen shot and killed on Thursday two civilians in separate incidents in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a police source said.

Hilla- At least seven people were killed and ten others were wounded on Thursday when mortar rounds fell onto a village near Hilla, a security source said.

Falluja- Unknown gunmen attacked on Thursday an Iraqi army base in the restive Anbar province of Falluja with no reports of casualties, a police source said.

Muqdadiya- Unknown gunmen shot and killed on Thursday a former Iraqi army officer in Muqdadiya town, 100 km northeast of Baghdad, a police source said.

Balad- Unknown gunmen killed 14 members of one family when they attacked a house in a village near Balad town, north of Baghdad, a police source said.

Kirkuk- Unknown gunmen kidnapped on Thursday seven civilians after they intercepted a minibus on the main road linking Kirkuk to Baghdad, a police source said.

Baghdad- The U.S. army said on Thursday four Marines were killed in two separate incidents raising the number of U.S. soldiers killed in the last two days up to 11, all killed in Anbar province.

Kut- An official source at Wassit governorate said on Thursday the huge blast at al-Aziziyah market left 42 casualties.

Baaquba- At least five civilians were killed on Thursday when gunmen attacked their car on a main road near Baaquba, a police source said.

Al-Khalis- Al-Khalis forensic department received on Thursday eight unidentified bodies, five were beheaded, a medical source said.

Baghdad- The Iraqi police said on Thursday eight people were killed and 12 others were wounded when a car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad.

Baghdad- U.S. and Iraqi forces detained on Thursday the Iraqi health undersecretary Hakem al-Zamli without giving the cause of the arrest, a health ministry said.


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