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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 12 people and wounded more than 30 in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Hawijah, Taji, and Mosul. In the Hawijah attack, a pair of suicide bombers killed two policemen outside the gate of a police station.
A suicide bomber killed two policemen in an attack in Tal Afar. Terrorists killed two soldiers in Mosul and a police major in Baghdad. Insurgents bombed an oil pipeline near Kirkuk. Iran criticized Iraq for increasing oil exports.
Five car bombs north of Baghdad killed 19 people and wounded scores more; police blamed al Qaeda. The bodies of three women who had been blindfolded and shot in the head were found in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad. Car bombs in Baqouba killed five people. Gunmen targeting a patrol in Mosul killed a soldier and wounded two others. Over 730 people have been killed in attacks so far in October. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham released a video showing militants who had escaped from Abu Ghraib in July later capturing and executing Iraqi military officers and Awakening Council officials.
The ISIS killed 24 people in a series of suicide attacks and bombings in Tarmiyah, Mosul, Abu Ghraib, and Baghdad; in Tarmiyah, a pair of suicide bombers killed 12 soldiers and Awakening members, and in Mosul, another suicide bomber killed three policemen and four civilians. Security forces captured six ISIS operatives in Babil.
Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 11 people in bombings in Baghdad, Fallujah, and Abu Ghraib. Al Qaeda fighters also gunned down an Awakening leader and his son in Jalam. Four al Qaeda fighters and two tribesmen were killed during a clash in the Abou al-Khanajer Valley.
Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 54 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad. Twelve Iraqis, including soldiers, were killed in a suicide assault on a base in Mosul.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed nine people in bombings in Yusafiyah and Baqubah, and three soldiers in an IED attack in Tal al Rumman. Security forces launched an offensive against the ISIS in the western part of Anbar; five ISIS fighters, including a Tunisian, were captured in Albu Aitha. Two large tribes in Ninewa declared war on the ISIS. The Iraqi government wants the US to supply drones and F-16s to fight the ISIS.
A suicide bomber killed four policemen and three civilians while blowing up a bridge on the border with Jordan. Security forces captured eight al Qaeda operatives, including a senior leader, near the Syrian border. Awakening forces captured six al Qaeda fighters near Rutbah.