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Al Qaeda in Iraq killed five Iranian pilgrims and wounded 37 more during an ambush north of Baqubah. Security forces detained nine suspected Special Groups operatives in Nasariyah, five wanted men near Hillah and five more in Kirkuk, five members of a forgery ring in Maysan, an al Qaeda operative from Saudi Arabia and a member of an IED cell who was transporting a car bomb south of Mosul.
Fourteen Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Ramadi. A state of emergency was declared in Ramadi, and Fallujah has been placed under curfew. Security forces detained four Syrian terrorists in Mosul and a Diyala police lieutenant with links to al Qaeda in Iraq.
Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul and two more in Ramadi, and a farmer in Jalawlaa. The Iranian-backed Special Groups conducted attacks against US forces in Karbala, Diwaniyah, and Nasariyah, but no casualties were reported.
A US Marine was killed during combat in Anbar province. Iraqi forces detained two Syrian fighters in Mosul, two al Qaeda fighters in Khanaqin, two Special Groups fighters in southern Iraq, a suicide bomber in Tal Afar, and an IED cell member in Salahadin province.
Two contractors working for the US State Department were killed in a helicopter crash at a training site near Baghdad. An Awakening leader and his driver were killed and three Iraqis were wounded in an IED attack in Karma. Two soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah.
Eighteen Iraqis were wounded in an IED attack in northern Baghdad. Three policemen were wounded in a car bombing in Mosul. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Basrah, five in Amarah, and one more in Tal Afar.
Six Iraqis, including two policemen, were killed and 16 more were wounded in a bombing in Ramadi. Five Iraqis were killed and 28 were wounded in a bombing in Sadr City. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, seven terrorists in Nasiriyah, and three al Qaeda fighters in Wasit, and destroyed an explosive factory near Al Kut.
Insurgents killed a policeman in an IED attack in Mosul. Security forces detained 11 wanted persons in Miqdadiyah and two more in Makhmour; eight wanted men surrendered in Karma. US troops detained an IED cell leader in Baghdad.