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Eleven Iraqis were killed and 44 more were wounded in two car bombings in Baghdad. Iranian snipers killed two fishermen in the marshes in Maysan province. US troops killed two al Qaeda fighters and captured six more in Salahadin province. Iraqi forces captured 15 wanted men in Baghdad and Salahadin, four in Basrah and two more in Maysan, six al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, and a militia leader in Wasit.
Security forces detained 37 insurgents in Diyala, 36 in Basrah, 12 in Amarah, and two more in Babil. The Iraqi Integrity Committee vowed to arrest senior Trade Ministry officials who evaded arrest. Members of Iraq's parliament said Sunni parties are pressing for the release of jailed insurgents.
Security forces detained 25 al Qaeda fighters in Jalawlaa, 13 wanted men in Karbala and 12 more in Basrah, and two Special Groups fighters in Sadr City and Adhamiyah. Two Iraqis were killed in two bombings in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul.
A gunfight broke out after anti-corruption police backed by Iraqi troops attempted to detain senior officials in the Trade ministry, including the trade minister. Security forces detained 29 wanted men in Basrah, 10 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala and eight more in Fallujah, and a "dangerous wanted person" in Amarah. Two policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.
Two US soldiers were killed south of Mosul; an Iraqi source said an Iraqi soldier killed the US troops. Security forces detained 24 insurgents in Diyala and an Awakening leader in Dalouiya. Seven Iraqis were wounded in IED attacks in Mosul and Kirkuk.
The April death toll from attacks is the highest in seven months. Two US Marines and a sailor were killed in Anbar. A suicide bomber killed five civilians in Mosul. Iraqi forces killed two insurgents in Tikrit, and detained four wanted men in Maysan and a suicide bomber in Kirkuk.
Security forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah and 15 more in Khalis. British forces have begun to withdrawal from Basrah. The Khour al-Amiya port was transferred to Iraqi control. Iraq has eliminated the National Security Advisor post .
Sixteen Iraqis were killed and 45 more were wounded in three car bombings in Sadr City. Security forces detained six Naqshabandiya group fighters in Kirkuk. The former deputy governor of Karbala and an aide were detained on terrorism charges related to the August 2007 clashes with the Mahdi Army. Security forces executed more than 1,600 warrants during the past two months.
The Iraqi government displayed the man they claim is Islamic State of Iraq leader Abu Omar al Baghdadi on television. Security forces detained seven members of an al Qaeda cell behind the recent bombings in Baghdad, 10 Special Groups fighters in Amarah and one more in Baghdad. Two missile launch pads were dismantled in Amarah.