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The police chief for Dhi Qhar province denied there are Special Groups training camps in the region after a senior official launched an investigation. Security forces detained two Special Groups fighters in Qadasiyah. A senior aide of Ayatollah Ali Sistani was targeted in an IED attack. Six civilians were wounded in separate attacks involving an IED and a grenade in Mosul.
Security forces detained 30 wanted men in Basrah and six more in Maysan, and captured three Special Groups fighters in Wasit, one in Baghdad, and another in Basrah. One US soldier was killed and three more were wounded while defusing an IED in Samarra. Two Iraqi police were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.
Insurgents assassinated Hareth al Ubeidi, a Sunni member of parliament, during an attack inside a mosque in Yarmuk, southwest of Baghdad. The attacker shot Ubeidi, then detonated his suicide vest during the escape, killing several bodyguards. Security forces detained four wanted men in Suwayra and two arms dealers in Diyala.
Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah, eight in Wasit, seven men thought to be behind the June 10 bombing in Nasariyah, and two insurgents in Dhi Qhar. Bombings in Baghdad, Mosul, and Hamrin killed one Iraqi and wounded 13 more.
Terrorists killed 26 civilians in a car bomb attack in Nasariyah. Two insurgents were killed while planting an IED in Huwaiyja. Security forces detained seven gunmen in Baqubah, five wanted men in Diyala, and two more two in Wasit. The Naqshabandiya group claimed it shot down a Predator. The government will press ahead with a referendum on the SAFA agreement with the US.
The US has released Asaib al Haq leader Laith al Qazali as part of a prisoner exchange for British hostages. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, six al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, three gang members in Karbala, and two insurgents in Mosul. Two policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Fallujah.
Terrorists killed seven Iraqis and wounded 24 more during a bombing on a bus in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah and six more in Diyala, and killed one insurgent and detained five more in Fallujah.
The ex-trade minister accused of corruption has been released on bail. Security forces detained five insurgents near Basrah and two more in Fallujah. A policeman was wounded in an IED attack in Fallujah.
One policeman was killed and four more were wounded in a bombing in Fallujah. An Iraqi soldier was killed in a bombing in Diyala. Three Fallujah policemen and a Ramadi police chief were wounded during separate attacks in Anbar. Security forces detained six wanted men in Basrah and four Jaish al Islam fighters in Diyala.
Two US soldiers were killed in separate incidents in Kirkuk and Diyala provinces. Security forces detained 19 insurgents in Karbala, an al Qaeda leader behind the 2006 bombing at the Samarra mosque, and a gunman in Al Kut.