Security developments in Iraq, January 4

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Jan 4 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq as of 1400 GMT on Wednesday.

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  • BAGHDAD - Gunmen in two cars opened fire on and killed a government-backed Sunni Sahwa militia leader and his wife in Abu Ghraib, on the western outskirts of Baghdad, police said.

  • BAQUBA - A booby-trapped mobile phone killed a boy and wounded two others when it exploded in the city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.

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