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An Iraqi girl was killed after Iranian forces shelled Kurdish areas in the north. Iraqi Special Operations Forces detained two al Qaeda operatives in Al Qaim. The US military reiterated it is on track to reduce the number of troops in country to 50,000 by the end of August.
Security forces detained four wanted men in Amarah and three more in Al Kut, and an al Qaeda in Iraq operative linked to a senior leader in Mosul. The driver of an elected parliamentarian who was assassinated earlier this week died of wounds suffered in the attack.
Insurgents killed an Army major and a civilian in Mosul. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and in and around Baghdad, and a 1920™s Revolutionary Brigade smuggler in Bayji.
Insurgents killed 14 people at a gold market in Baghdad and three security guards in Kirkuk and Mosul. Security forces killed one of the attackers behind the attack on the Baghdad gold market, and detained 14 wanted men in Basrah and a senior al Qaeda leader in Fallujah.
A military spokesman said top al Qaeda leaders are in custody. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Basrah and six more in Amarah, an al Qaeda operative in Mosul, and a Naqshabandiyah leader near Tikrit. A terrorist convicted of executing five Russian embassy personnel has been sentenced to death. Insurgents killed a US soldier on May 22 near Mosul.