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Insurgents killed a civilian in an IED attack near Baqubah and shot and killed a civilian in Mosul, and wounded six Iraqis in two IED attacks in Baghdad. Security forces detained nine wanted men in Basrah, an insurgent group commander in Baghdad, and an IED cell member in Diyala.
Eight Iraqis were killed and 65 more were wounded in yesterday's bombings near a shrine in Musayyab in Babil province. Security forces detained three al Qaeda fighters and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Diyala and six criminals in Basrah. Border security forces in Maysan have stepped up patrols to prevent infiltration from Iran.
One terrorist and two civilians were killed in a bombing in Ramadi. Eight Iraqis were wounded in a bombing in Karbala and four more were wounded in a bombing in Baqubah. Casualties were also reported during bombings in a shrine in Musayyab. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, three terrorists in Karbala, and an al Qaeda leader in Wasit.
Security forces detained 56 wanted men in Dhi Qhar, 16 in Basrah, nine in Kirkuk, and one more in Babil. The Interior Ministry sacked 17 policemen in Khalis. An Iraqi soldier was killed in an IED attack in Kirkuk.
Iraq seeks an international tribunal to investigate foreign interference in attacks inside the country. Iraqi, Kurdish, and US forces are creating a joint unit to secure areas in Kirkuk. Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Amarah and eight more in Basrah, and four al Qaeda operatives in Khanaqin.
Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, eight wanted men in Basrah and one more in Amarah, and three terrorists in Mosul. The Turkish foreign minister said Iraq's evidence against Syrian involvement in the Sunni insurgency is convincing and he would pass the information to Syria.
The number of Iraqi detainees in US custody has dropped below 9,000. The suicide bombers in the Aug. 19 Baghdad attack had been released from US detention months ago. Iraqi forces detained 14 members of a cell behind the Aug. 19 bombings in Baghdad and eight wanted men in Basrah. A suicide bomber killed one Iraqi in Baghdad.