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Saturday, November 11, 2006

Security developments in Iraq, Nov 11

Nov 11 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1330 GMT on Saturday:

* Asterisk indicates new or updated item.

*BAGHDAD - Two soldiers, a Pole and a Slovak, were shot dead after gunmen attacked them moments after a bomb targeted their military humvee near the city of Kut, 170 km (105 miles) south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement. Two other soldiers, a Pole and an Armenian, were wounded.

*BAGHDAD - The Iraqi army said it killed four militants and arrested 13 in different parts of Iraq during the last 48 hours, the army said in a statement.

*KIRKUK - A roadside bomb exploded near a police patrol wounding three civilians in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, police said.

BAGHDAD - Two car bombs killed eight people and wounded at least 38 others when they exploded in quick succession in central Baghdad's wholesale Shorja market, Interior Ministry sources said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one motorist and wounded five others in eastern Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad, killing one civilian, Interior Ministry sources said.

BAQUBA - A suicide car bomber attacked a police station, killing two people, including one woman, in the town of Zaghinya to the north of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot dead an intelligence officer in southern Baghdad's Bayaa district, Interior Ministry sources said.

BAGHDAD - Police found five bodies, including a woman, bearing signs of torture and bullet wounds, in different parts of Baghdad, Interior Ministry sources said.

KIRKUK - A roadside bomb exploded near a police patrol, seriously wounding four policemen in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.
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