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Insurgents killed seven workers at a factory in Bayji and a civilian in Baqubah. Security forces detained 11 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and an al Qaeda bomb maker in Ninewa. The Iranians shelled PJAK fighters in northern Iraq.
Insurgents killed a US soldier in Basrah and a civilian in Hillah. Security forces captured a "high-ranking" al Qaeda operative near Miqdadiyah. General Odierno said Iran continues to fund Shia terror groups operating in Iraq.
The last US brigade designated as a combat unit withdrew from Iraq; 50,000 US troops remain in an "advise and assist" capacity. Insurgents killed five policemen, a soldier, and an Awakening fighter in attacks in Fallujah, Ramadi, Baghdad, Mosul, and Kirkuk. Security forces detained 31 wanted men in Diyala, killed an al Qaeda operative and detained four more in Mansuriyah, and arrested a Promised Day Brigade leader and a fighter in Rashidiyah.
An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed 57 police recruits and soldiers during an attack at a recruiting center in Baghdad. Insurgents killed three policemen, a jail employee, and a trade ministry employee in attacks in Ninewa, Baghdad, and Kirkuk. Security forces detained four wanted men in Kirkuk and an al Qaeda operative in Latafiyah.
Insurgents killed four Iranians and two policemen during attacks in Miqdadiyah and Mosul, and a US soldier in Diyala. Security forces detained 29 wanted men in Diyala, Basrah, and Wasit; and an al Qaeda operative in Baghdad.
Insurgents killed four civilians, a soldier, a policeman, and a pharmacist who recently returned from the US, in separate attacks in Mosul, Al Kut, and Baghdad. The Sadrist-led Iraqi National Alliance rejected a proposed deal between State of Law and Iraqiya in forming a new government.