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More than 110 Iraqis were killed and 200 were wounded in a series of coordinated suicide and car bomb attacks in Baghdad. The targets included a court complex, a neighborhood near the Interior Ministry, a mosque, and a market. Insurgents killed two policemen and a civilian in bombings in Mosul and Fallujah. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, five al Qaeda operatives in Diyala, and five insurgents in Balad.
Seven Iraqi students were killed and 41 were wounded after a stockpile of bombs exploded at a school in Sadr City in Baghdad. Insurgents killed two Awakening fighters in Kirkuk and a civilian in Baghdad. Iraq security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, seven al Qaeda fighters near Baghdad and Mosul, two Islamist State of Iraq fighters in Diyala, and two Promised Day Brigade members in Baghdad.
Iraq's political leaders have resolved the election dispute. Insurgents killed four policemen in Abu Ghraib and a soldier and an Awakening fighter in Kirkuk. Iraqi security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah, a Mahdi Army commander and three fighters in Baghdad, and three al Qaeda fighters near Bahiyah and two more near Kirkuk.
Iraqi security forces killed a foreign al Qaeda fighter and captured 20 operatives in Mosul and in northern Iraq, and in Wasit. Nine wanted men were detained in Basrah and two terrorists were captured in Karbala. A former policeman was killed in Mosul and five more were wounded in Diyala and Baghdad.
One member of an IED cell was killed and another was wounded in a premature detonation near Mosul. Security forces detained three Mahdi Army fighters in Baghdad, a Special Groups operative in Amara, and a wanted man in Kirkuk. Insurgents wounded five Iraqis in a bombing in Baghdad.
A suicide bomber killed the chief of Salahadin's anti-riot force and seven other Iraqis in an attack in Tikrit. Insurgents killed two Iraqi soldiers in Ninewa and a civilian in Baghdad. Iraqi security forces detained four wanted men in Kirkuk and four more in Salahadin, and a weapons smuggler in Baghdad.
Iraqi security forces killed one al Qaeda fighter and detained two commanders and eight al Qaeda operatives in Ninewa, As Sadiya, and Duluiyah, and detained five wanted men in Basrah. Insurgents killed a soldier and a civilian in Baghdad.
Civilian deaths in Iraq have dropped to a six-year low in November. Iraqi and US forces detained 11 al Qaeda fighters in Northern Iraq and two more in Diyala, and four insurgents in Dalouiya. Insurgents killed a civilian and wounded a soldier and 14 more civilians in Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Mosul.
Insurgents killed one policeman and a civilian in separate attacks in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained four al Qaeda IED cell members near Baghdad and Kirkuk, three insurgents near Fallujah, and a woman who recruits and trains female suicide bombers in Baqubah.