iraq-developments- (factbox)-0821-08

Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1145 GMT on Sunday. BAGHDAD - The body of a Peshmerga guard was found with traces of suffocation and torture in Baghdad's northeastern Sadr City district, an Interior Ministry source said. MOSUL - Gunmen threw two hand grenades at a police checkpoint and wounded two policemen in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. BAGHDAD - A sticky bomb attached to a car carrying a security guard for the oil minister wounded him and a nearby shop owner when it went off in Baghdad's west-central Utaifiya district, a police officer at the scene said. BAGHDAD - Two roadside bombs exploded in quick succession and wounded six people in Baghdad's northwestern Hurriya district late on Saturday, an Interior Ministry source said. The source said the first bomb targeted an Iraqi army patrol and wounded two soldiers while the second exploded when a police patrol arrived at the site of the first bombing, wounding two policemen. BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb went off and wounded two people in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniya district late on Saturday, an Interior Ministry source said. (Compiled by Baghdad bureau)