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Insurgents killed a political leader in a bombing in Mosul. Iraq security forces killed a suicide car bomber in Baghdad and detained 22 wanted men in Basrah, three insurgents in Maysan, and two al Qaeda operatives in Mosul. Police captured one of the al Qaeda escapees from a prison in Tikrit; seven are still at large.
Insurgents killed three soldiers and two policemen in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Mosul. A suicide bomber killed four people in Ramadi. Two insurgents were killed in a premature detonation in Tal Afar. Security forces detained 15 police for suspicion in a bombing in Diwaniyah, seven wanted men in Basrah, a Special Groups leader in Hillah, and an Islamic Army emir in Baghdad.
A suicide bomber killed three policemen in Ramadi. Al Qaeda killed a policeman in Mosul and has threatened an economic blockade in a neighborhood in Mosul. Security forces detained 15 wanted men in Basrah and four more in Jalawlaa, and six suspected members of a car bomb cell in Ramadi.
Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Diyala and six more during raids nationwide. Police detained three al Qaeda escapees from last week's prison break in Tikrit; seven remain free. Insurgents killed one policeman in Mosul and wounded two more policemen and two soldiers in Mosul and Khaniqan.
Fifteen Iraqi soldiers were killed while trying to defuse a car bomb in a facility north of Mosul. Iraqi forces detained 66 wanted men in Dhi Qhar, 17 terrorists during raids nationwide,
14 insurgents in Kirkuk, and four escaped al Qaeda prisoners. Two policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad.
Sixteen al Qaeda in Iraq fighters escaped from a prison in Tikrit; one was recaptured. Three policemen were killed in separate attacks in Mosul. Security forces detained eight wanted men in Basrah, four in Diyala, and two more near Makhmour.
Police arrested 20 al Qaeda leaders and fighters in Babil. Insurgents killed three soldiers and a policeman in IED attacks in Mosul. Five civilians and three soldiers were wounded in bombings in Fallujah. Insurgents wounded four civilians in Diyala and three more in Baghdad.
Attacks on Eid were rare; only one attack in Babil, with three killed, was reported. Security forces detained 17 wanted men in Baqubah and six more in Basrah, an al Qaeda operative near Hillah and a female al Qaeda operative in Muqdadiyah, and a weapons smuggler and deal near Ramanah. Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq reorganized its cabinet.