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Iraq Security Developments -- Sunday
Round-Up of Key Violent Incidents Across Iraq
02/18/2007 5:29 PM ET
Baghdad, Feb 18, (VOI) – Main security developments in Iraq on Sunday:

Mosul- A senior Iraqi police officer was wounded on Sunday along with two more policemen in clashes with gunmen in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a police source said.

Baghdad- The U.S. army said on Sunday two service men were killed during combat operations in Baghdad.

Baghdad- At least three civilians were killed and 12 others wounded on Sunday afternoon when a car bomb went off in the Shiite Sadr City in eastern Baghdad, a police source said.

Falluja- A U.S. Hummer was destroyed on Sunday when an explosive charge went off at a U.S. vehicle patrol in western Iraqi city of Falluja, a police source said.

Kirkuk- Two unidentified bodies were found on the main road linking the northern city of Kirkuk to the capital Baghdad, an Iraqi police source said on Sunday.

Baghdad- Fifty-five civilians were killed and 140 others wounded in the two car bombings that ripped through a souk (popular market) earlier on Sunday in New Baghdad Area east of the capital, said an Iraqi police source.

Baghdad- U.S. forces killed four people allegedly providing facilities for "terrorists" and arrested six others, including two suspected of masterminding bombing attacks in Baghdad's area of al-Aazamiya and Mosul, the U.S. army announced on Sunday.

Hilla- Iraqi policemen on Sunday arrested three gunmen possessing a small factory planting cars with explosives and making bombs in Hilla, the capital of the province of Babel, 100 km south of Baghdad, a police source said.

Kut- Wassit police patrols found on Sunday 100 kg of explosives ready for use hidden near river Tigris in north of Kut, a police source said.

Basra- Seven gunmen were wounded on Sunday in clashes with British forces in western Basra, media spokeswoman for the British forces said.


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