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Two Awakening fighters and two policemen were killed, and four policemen were wounded, in attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Salahadin. Security forces detained 67 wanted men in Thi Qhar, 25 in central Iraq, and two more in Maysan. Iraqi emergency police have deployed in the Al Qaim region to seal the border with Syria.
A suicide bomber killed 28 police recruits in central Baghdad. Two US combat brigades, one British combat brigade, and an Air Force F-16 squadron will be withdrawn from Iraq over the next six months. Security forces detained 81 wanted men in Basrah, 12 more in Thi Qhar, and eight al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah.
Security forces detained 10 insurgents in Babil, eight al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, and five bomb cell members in Anbar. A US solider was killed during a patrol in Salahadin province. Four civilians were wounded in a bombing in Diyala.
Security forces detained 22 insurgents in Basrah and six more in Maysan, three weapons smugglers in Najaf along the Saudi Arabian border, and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Makhmour. Three civilians were wounded in a bombing in Balad Ruz. The Interior minister said al Qaeda in Iraq would not regain its power.
Thirteen Iraqis were killed and 57 were wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in Hillah. Insurgents killed one policeman in Baghdad and one soldier in Mosul. Security forces detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, seven more in Thi Qhar, and nine al Qaeda fighters in Baqubah.
Two Iraqis were killed and 21 were wounded in a bombing in Mosul. A senior Awakening leader was killed in an IED attack in Balad. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Baghdad, three in Diyala, and three more in Nasariyah. MNF-I denied rumors that it released two Iranian prisoners.
Iraqi security forces detained 14 wanted men in Sulaimaniya, six in Basrah, five in Baqubah, and four more in Kirkuk. A policeman was killed in Al Kut. The number of detainees in Coalition custody dropped below 14,000.
Five Iraqis were killed and 24 others were wounded in a bombing in Khalis. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in an IED attack in Diyala. A US soldier was killed north of Baghdad. Security forces detained 44 wanted men in Baghdad, and seven more in Mosul.