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A US air weapons team killed two Awakening fighters as they planted roadside bombs near their checkpoint on a road north of Taji. Ten Awakening fighters were reportedly detained in Baghdad. A policeman was killed after insurgents attacked his home in Qadissiya. An electrical tower was damaged in a bombing near Kirkuk.
One policeman was killed in Kirkuk and another was wounded in Mosul. Three civilians were killed in a bombing in Baqubah and 10 civilians were wounded in two bombings in and near Mosul. Security forces detained 50 wanted men in Basrah, 17 in Baghdad, and eight al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah.
Security forces detained 75 insurgents in Basrah, 29 in Baghdad, 19 in Fallujah, five more in Hillah, and three members of a forgery ring in Baqubah. Mosul SWAT arrested the Muthana Battalion sharia judge and an associate. Ten Iraqis were wounded in a car bombing in Mosul.
A truck bomb attack on a police station in Mosul killed seven Iraqis and wounded 38 more. An intelligence officer in the Ministry of Interior was killed in a bombing in Baqubah. Four policemen and three civilians were wounded in separate bombings in Mosul. Security forces detained 60 wanted men in Basrah and 31 more in Baghdad, and four al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah.
Insurgents killed two security personnel and wounded six more during attacks in Mosul. Three Awakening fighters were killed near Hillah. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Babil, four men behind a politician's murder in Ninewa, and a "dangerous" wanted man in Amarah. The British have begun their withdrawal from Iraq.
Iraqi forces detained 20 insurgents in Baghdad and nine al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, Insurgents killed six Iraqis in Basrah, and wounded 15 Iraqis in Mosul and four more in Baghdad, and eight policemen in Kirkuk.
Three Iraqis were killed and 15 more were wounded after Iraqi forces detained an Awakening leader and one of his men on a judicial warrant in Baghdad. Five soldiers are said to have been captured. Security forces detained a Special Groups leader in Wasit province. One soldier and one policeman were wounded in clashes in Mosul.
Security forces arrested 16 suspects in the murder of a cleric in Jalawlaa, 12 insurgents in Dalouiya, and two al Qaeda operatives southwest of Irbil. An Iraqi bomb squad defused six explosively formed penetrators in Al Kut. International oil companies seek to develop Iraq's petroleum production as the security situation improves.