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Coalition forces killed two al Qaeda fighters and detained in northern and central Iraq Monday and Tuesday. Iraqi forces captured three Special Groups operatives in Hillah and Baghdad and nine al Qaeda operatives in Mosul and Al Lakhsaf. Police arrested "a number of suspected and wanted individuals" during operations in Diwaniyah. A Kuwaiti was arrested in eastern Mosul.
Iraqi forces detained seven Special Groups fighters in Nasariyah and four in Amarah. Police captured a female suicide bomber and four al Qaeda operatives in Diyala province. Coalition forces detained 10 al Qaeda suspects in Mosul and Baghdad. Iraqi forces deployed to Mosul to protect Christians from a wave of killings; al Qaeda denied being behind the attacks.
The Interior Minister has fired more than 20,000 policemen in an effort to stamp out corruption. Coalition forces detained 12 al Qaeda fighters in Mosul and captured two Special Groups fighters in Baghdad. Five Iraqis were killed and 35 wounded in two suicide car bomb attacks in Mosul. Eleven Iraqis were killed in bombings in Baghdad. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in sniper attacks and two Awakening fighters were killed in an ambush in Baghdad.
Iraqi forces detained a Sadrist leader in Amarah, captured a key member of the Islamic State of Iraq in Suwayra, and arrested four al Qaeda fighters north of Baqubah. US troops arrested four policemen in Miqdadiyah. Police found 15 missile launchers in Al Kut.