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Iraqi forces killed three top al Qaeda leaders, including the emirs of northern Iraq and Mosul, and detained three extortion emirs; 19 other al Qaeda operatives were captured in northern Iraq. Security forces also detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, 10 in Karbala, and five more in Tal Afar. Twenty-three terrorists escaped from a prison in Mosul.
Prime Minister Maliki will challenge the election result; Iyad Allwai accused Iran of interfering with the result after the Justice and Accountability Commission moved to bar more Baathist candidates. Insurgents killed two civilians in Mosul. Security forces detained four insurgents in Jalawlaa and an al Qaeda leader in Mosul.
Five civilians were killed in bombings in Karbala; another was killed in a blast in Baghdad. Security forces detained 22 wanted men in Basrah and an al Qaeda weapons facilitator in Fallujah who was involved in Baghdad bombings that killed 147 Iraqis in October 2009.
Six Iraqis, including a leader of a small political party, were killed in bombings in Anbar. The League of the Righteous freed a US hostage. Security forces detained 26 wanted men in Mosul and Basrah, and an al Qaeda operative in Baghdad.
Insurgents killed three civilians in Baghdad and a policeman in Kirkuk. Yesterday's bombings in Khalis in Diyala province killed 52 Iraqis. Iraqi forces detained four al Qaeda fighters and a senior leader in Kirkuk.
Former Prime Minister Allawi's Iraqi National Movement has a two-seat lead over Prime Minister Maliki's State of Law Alliance. A suicide bomber killed more than 40 Iraqis in an attack in Baqubah. Iraqi forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Baghdad and captured another in Abu Ghraib, and detained 14 al Qaeda fighters in northern Iraq, and a suicide bomber in Ramadi.