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Security forces detained five members of the Naqshabandiya group and 16 other insurgents during raids in Diyala province and four wanted men in Maysan. Three policemen and a civilian were wounded in a bombing in Mosul.
Security forces detained 21 wanted men in Basrah and 20 insurgents in Diyala. Three Iraqi soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah. Turkish air strikes in the northern Iraqi regions of Zab and Basian killed more than a dozen Kurdistan Workers Party fighters.
Eleven Iraqis were killed and 44 more were wounded in two car bombings in Baghdad. Iranian snipers killed two fishermen in the marshes in Maysan province. US troops killed two al Qaeda fighters and captured six more in Salahadin province. Iraqi forces captured 15 wanted men in Baghdad and Salahadin, four in Basrah and two more in Maysan, six al Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, and a militia leader in Wasit.
Security forces detained 37 insurgents in Diyala, 36 in Basrah, 12 in Amarah, and two more in Babil. The Iraqi Integrity Committee vowed to arrest senior Trade Ministry officials who evaded arrest. Members of Iraq's parliament said Sunni parties are pressing for the release of jailed insurgents.
Security forces detained 25 al Qaeda fighters in Jalawlaa, 13 wanted men in Karbala and 12 more in Basrah, and two Special Groups fighters in Sadr City and Adhamiyah. Two Iraqis were killed in two bombings in Baghdad. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul.
A gunfight broke out after anti-corruption police backed by Iraqi troops attempted to detain senior officials in the Trade ministry, including the trade minister. Security forces detained 29 wanted men in Basrah, 10 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala and eight more in Fallujah, and a "dangerous wanted person" in Amarah. Two policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Kirkuk.
Two US soldiers were killed south of Mosul; an Iraqi source said an Iraqi soldier killed the US troops. Security forces detained 24 insurgents in Diyala and an Awakening leader in Dalouiya. Seven Iraqis were wounded in IED attacks in Mosul and Kirkuk.
The April death toll from attacks is the highest in seven months. Two US Marines and a sailor were killed in Anbar. A suicide bomber killed five civilians in Mosul. Iraqi forces killed two insurgents in Tikrit, and detained four wanted men in Maysan and a suicide bomber in Kirkuk.