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Security forces killed an Islamic State of Iraq leader and captured another in Tal Afar, and detained 14 al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in northern Iraq and three Special Groups fighters in Al Kut. Iraq's Youth Minister escaped an assassination attempt in a bombing in Toz Kharmeto. "Gunmen" killed two cement factory workers in Mosul.
Insurgents killed five Iraqis in bombings in Baghdad and an Awakening leader in Kirkuk, and wounded six policemen in Kirkuk. Security forces killed an insurgent and captured five more in Kirkuk, and detained 10 wanted men in Fallujah and an Iranian agent in Amarah.
Insurgents killed two Shia pilgrims in Karbala and two more in Baghdad, a police officer in Mosul, and a civilian in Fallujah. Iraqi security forces detained seven Hezbollah brigades fighters in Baghdad, eight wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Balad and Muqdadiyah and a commander in Mosul, and two Jaysh al-Islami Mujahadeen fighters in Bayji.
Twenty-five Iraqis were killed and more than 100 were wounded in yesterday's bombing in Hillah. Three Kurdish soldiers were killed in a bombing in Sinjar. Four Iraqis were killed in bombings in Baghdad.
Terrorist killed 20 Iraqis during attacks on Shia processions in Baghdad, Sadr City, Karbala, and Hillah. Iraqi security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, two members of an IED cell in Fallujah, a Syrian suicide bomber in Baghdad.
Iran has reportedly occupied two more oil wells at the Fakka oil field in Maysan. Insurgents killed seven Iraqis and four policemen in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Iraqi troops detained 30 suspected insurgents in Bayji, 15 wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda cell members in Mosul, three Hezbollah Brigades members in Baghdad, and a suicide bomber and his wife in Baghdad.
An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed the municipal council chief of Tal Afar. Insurgents killed a civilian, a policeman, and a soldier in attacks in Babil, Mosul and Kirkuk. The head of the Fallujah Municipal Council was wounded in an attack. Iraqi security forces detained 27 al Qaeda fighters in Bayji, Mosul, Karbala, and northern Iraq; 22 wanted men in Basrah; four Hezbollah Brigade fighters in Baghdad; and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Diyala.
Iraqi troops reoccupied the Fakka oil field after a brief Iranian incursion. Iraq security forces detained 36 wanted men in Basrah and 10 more in Babil, a wanted al Qaeda operative in Mosul, a Special Groups leader in Al Kut, and a Mahdi Army cell leader in Diyala. Insurgents wounded four Iraqis in two bombings in Fallujah.
Iraqi security forces detained two Promised Day Brigade leaders and three fighters in Baghdad, an al Qaeda explosives cell member near Kirkuk, and a Jaish al Rashideen member near Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. A police brigadier in Diwaniyah resigned after his son was kidnapped.
Three Iranian soldiers who took control of an oil well in Maysan have abandoned the site. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, two al Qaeda IED cell members in Baghdad, and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Ninewa. The government has prohibited the families of members of the security forces to live in Syria.