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Iraq Security Developments -- Thursday
Round-Up of Key Violent Incidents Across Iraq
02/15/2007 11:14 PM ET
Baghdad: A wounded Iraqi man lies inside an ambulance outside al-Yarmuk hospital today. Four people were killed today and twenty others were wounded when two car bombs exploded in the Dura district in southern Baghdad.
Photo by Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty Images
Baghdad: A wounded Iraqi man lies inside an ambulance outside al-Yarmuk hospital today. Four people were killed today and twenty others were wounded when two car bombs exploded in the Dura district in southern Baghdad.

Baghdad, Feb 15, (VOI) – Main security developments in Iraq on Thursday:

Kirkuk- Three elements from the Iraqi foreign minister's protection force were killed and three others were wounded when their motorcade was attacked on the highway near Kirkuk, a police source said on Thursday.

Falluja- Clashes broke out on Thursday between Iraqi army soldiers and gunmen in the restive Anbar city of Falluja , a police source said.

Baghdad- At least five people were killed and 20 others were wounded when two car bombs simultaneously exploded on Thursday afternoon in southern Baghdad, a police source said.

Basra- The spokeswoman for the British forces in southern Iraq said on Thursday a large-scale security operation was launched in the southern Iraqi city of Basra to "curb" the armed groups active in the city.

Kirkuk- Iraqi security forces foiled an attempt by scores of gunmen to control Hawijah district in west of Kirkuk after they attacked the Sunni district police station, a security source said on Thursday.

Kut- Unknown gunmen shot and killed on Thursday a major tribal chief on the highway near Kut, a police source said.

Baghdad- A booby-trapped car exploded on Thursday killing seven civilians and injuring 17 others in the Shiite Sadr City in eastern Baghdad, a police source said.

Tikrit- Five children were killed on Thursday when a mortar shell hit a house near to Tikrit University, a police source said.

Baghdad- The US army said on Thursday Five service men were killed and two others were wounded while conducting combat operations in Diala and Anbar provinces.

Basra- Spokeswoman for the British forces said on Thursday that two British soldiers were wounded while a gunman was killed and another was wounded in two separate attacks in the southern Iraqi city of Basra.

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