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Saturday, July 15, 2006

Developments in Iraq on July 15

July 15 (Reuters) - The following are security developments in Iraq on Saturday as of 1200 GMT.

Asterisk denotes a new or updated entry.

* BAGHDAD - Gunmen wearing police-style camouflage abducted the head of Iraq's national Olympic committee and about 50 other sports officials and bodyguards in Baghdad. Police sources said the body of one of the bodyguards was found dumped shortly afterwards.

* BAGHDAD - A U.S. soldier was killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb near Sadr City, a Shi'ite area in northeast Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement.

* BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomb exploded near a police checkpoint in eastern Baghdad killing two police commandos and wounding four, police said.

* BAGHDAD - Iraqi troops killed 23 insurgents and detained 147 suspects over the past 24 hours, the army said in a statement.

* KIRKUK - One person was killed and two wounded when a bomb placed inside a computer exploded inside an Internet cafe in central Kirkuk, police said.

BAGHDAD - The U.S. military said initial reports indicated that an Apache attack helicopter that crashed in a dangerous area southwest of Baghdad on Thursday was brought down by hostile fire.

NEAR BAQUBA - Gunmen killed three brothers, two of them Iraqi soldiers, 20 km (12 miles) southeast of Baquba, police said.

BAGHDAD - Two people were killed and seven wounded when clashes erupted overnight between gunmen and residents in the predominantly Sunni al-Fadhil area in central Baghdad, Interior Ministry sources said.

BAGHDAD - Two people were killed and six arrested when Iraqi troops raided Baghdad's northern Sunni district of Adhamiya, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. Residents reported hearing explosions and machinegun fire overnight.
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