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FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, January 28

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Jan 27 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1500 GMT on Saturday.

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  • GARMA - Gunmen opened fire on the house of a government-backed Sahwa militia member killing his wife and daughter in Garma 30 km (20 miles) west of Baghdad, local police said.

BAGHDAD - The death toll from a suicide bombing on a Shi'ite funeral procession in Baghdad on Friday rose to 32 killed and 71 wounded, according to health officials. The suicide bomber detonated his explosive-filled taxi in Baghdad's mainly Shi'ite Zaafaraniyah district near the funeral of a local real estate broker who was murdered a day earlier by gunmen.

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