May 11, 2009 / 3:24 PM / in 9 years

FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq, May 11

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on Monday.

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* KIRKUK - Two people were killed and eight were wounded when a bomb exploded near a mosque in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, the city’s deputy police chief said.

* MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a former Iraqi Army brigadier general after in northeastern Mosul, police said.

BASRA - A U.S. soldier died in a roadside bomb attack in southern Basra province, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD - A U.S. soldier killed five fellow soldiers in a shooting at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

MOSUL - Police said they found the body of a 5-year-old boy from a Christian family who had been kidnapped 10 days ago in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. The kidnappers had initially demanded a ransom, they said.

BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot dead Brigadier-General Abd al-Hussein al-Kadhimi, head of the Iraqi police vehicles department, near his home in central Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead an off-duty policeman and wounded another at a market in central Mosul, police said.

Compiled by Muhanad Mohammed

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