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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, January 26

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26 Jan 2012 19:08

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1900 GMT on Thursday.

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  • GARMA - Gunmen using silenced weapons killed the local leader of the government-backed Sunni Sahwa militia, Naeem abd Allah Falih, as he left a mosque in the town of Garma, 30 km (20 miles) northwest of Baghdad, a local police source said.

  • BAGHDAD - A bomb blast inside a coffee shop and a roadside bomb explosion seconds later outside the shop killed three people and wounded 17 others in the Saidiya district of southern Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

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