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Unknown body found in Mosul    2008-03-25 04:27:17    

Mosul, Mar 24, (VOI) - Police patrols found an unidentified body, while an explosive charge went off targeting a military ambulance in two separate incidents in Mosul, the official spokesman for the Ninewa operations command said on Monday.
"Police patrols found an unknown body in al-Muthanna neighborhood in eastern Mosul," Brig. Khaled Abdul Sattar Saadon told Aswat al-Iraq - Voices of Iraq - (VOI).
"The body bore signs of gunshot wounds to the head and chest," he added.

"The body was sent to the morgue," he noted, adding no more details.

Meanwhile, the brigadier said an explosive device was detonated targeting a military ambulance belonging to the 2nd division of the Iraqi army near al-Haramat region in western Mosul, causing some material damage to the ambulance.

"The explosion caused no casualties," he said.

"Unidentified gunmen blew up a house of a policeman's father in Somer neighborhood, southeastern Mosul, using bombs," a police source said.

"They booby-trapped it and remotely detonated it, causing severe material damage to the house but without casualties," the source, who requested anonymity, told VOI.

Mosul, the capital of Ninewa, is 405 km north of Baghdad.

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