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Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Developments in Iraq on June 6

June 6 (Reuters) - The following are security and other developments in Iraq on Tuesday as of 0815 GMT.

The new Shi'ite-led government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has vowed to rein in insurgent and sectarian violence that has killed thousands of people since U.S.-forces invaded Iraq in 2003.

But it has so far failed to name new interior and defence ministers critical to restoring stability.


BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot dead Thoaban Abdul Kathim, head of the local council of Baghdad's western Al-Jihad district, along with an aide and a driver while they were heading to their office, medical sources said.

BAGHDAD - A man and his wife were gunned down in the western Furat district, medical sources said.

BAQUBA - Police found nine severed heads in the al-Hadid district in the city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police sources said.

BAGHDAD - Two civilian were killed and seven others were wounded when two mortars hit a market in central Baghdad, police sources said.

BAGHDAD - Three mortars landed near a hospital in central Baghdad, police sources said, adding there were no immediate reports of any casualties.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one woman in Baghdad. Two people, including a teenage girl, were later killed when police who had sealed off the area opened fire when their car failed to stop despite warnings, witnesses said.
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