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Insurgents killed 14 people at a gold market in Baghdad and three security guards in Kirkuk and Mosul. Security forces killed one of the attackers behind the attack on the Baghdad gold market, and detained 14 wanted men in Basrah and a senior al Qaeda leader in Fallujah.
A military spokesman said top al Qaeda leaders are in custody. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Basrah and six more in Amarah, an al Qaeda operative in Mosul, and a Naqshabandiyah leader near Tikrit. A terrorist convicted of executing five Russian embassy personnel has been sentenced to death. Insurgents killed a US soldier on May 22 near Mosul.
A suicide bomber killed a policeman in Mosul. Insurgents killed two policemen, a civilian, and an Awakening fighter in Mosul, Kirkuk, and Baqubah. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Maysan and three al Qaeda fighters in Diyala.
Six Iraqis were killed in bombings in Hillah. Iraqi security forces killed five al Qaeda fighters and detained 19 wanted men in Diyala. Security forces also reportedly detained al Qaeda's finance minister.
Iraqi officials are concerned that freed prisoners are becoming al Qaeda leaders. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Amarah and two al Qaeda leaders involved in recent bombings. Insurgents killed a civilian in Mosul and bombed the home of an Awakening fighter in Tikrit.
An Iraqi court ruled in favor of winning candidates barred for supposed Baathist ties. Security forces killed an al Qaeda operative near Tikrit and detained 28 wanted men in Diyala and eight more in Amarah, an Awakening leader in Diyala, and an al Qaeda leader in Hillah. Terrorists killed a cleric in Diyala.