January 29, 2008 / 8:27 AM / 12 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Jan 29

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 2:30 p.m. British time on Tuesday.

* denotes new or updated items.

* TAJI - Abbas Jassim al-Dulaimi, a tribal leader who organised a neighbourhood police unit in Taji, 20 km (12 miles) north of Baghdad, was killed by a bomb planted in his car on Monday, another Taji tribal leader said. Several of Dulaimi’s bodyguards were detained after the blast, he said.

* SULAIMAN PEK - Gunmen attacked the convey of a local governor, wounding one of his guards, in a village near the town of Sulaiman Pek, 160 km (100 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

* ISKANDARIYA - One man was killed by gunmen who attacked his house in the town of Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - A suicide car bomb killed one civilian and wounded 15 others in the city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

BAQUBA - Nine bodies and 10 severed heads were found in an abandoned field near Muqdadiya, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police and hospital officials said.

BAGHDAD - Four soldiers and six civilians were wounded by a roadside bomb which targeted an Iraqi army patrol in central Baghdad’s Bab al-Sharji district, police said.

BAGHDAD - Three policemen and five civilians were wounded by a roadside bomb aimed at a police patrol near Baghdad’s Technology University in the centre of the capital, police said.

BAGHDAD - More than 500 people demonstrated in Abu Ghraib district on Baghdad’s western outskirts against detentions by the Iraqi army in the area, police said.

BAGHDAD - The bodies of two people were found in different districts of Baghdad on Monday, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen killed two policemen and wounded two others in an attack on a car carrying off-duty policemen near Mosul, police said.

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