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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.
One US soldier was killed and 12 more were injured when a Blackhawk helicopter crashed at Balad Air Base. The cause of the crash has not been disclosed. One Iraqi was killed and four more were wounded in an IED attack in Iskandariyah. Security forces detained 31 wanted men in Thi Qhar and one more in Babil.
The government said talks with Syria have failed after the Syrians refused to hand over two Baathist leaders behind recent attacks in Baghdad. Security forces detained 33 terrorists in Baqubah, and 10 wanted men in Basrah. Insurgents killed a child and an Iraqi soldier in separate attacks in Mosul.
Security forces killed a senior leader in the Naqshabandiya group in Khanaqin and detained two insurgents in Mosul. Insurgents killed seven civilians and wounded 21 more during a bombing at a market in Mahmudiya and kidnapped 11 civilians in Babil.
Insurgents killed five civilians and security personnel and wounded 13 more during attacks in Touz Khormato, Baghdad, Babil, and Tal Afar. An insurgent was killed while planting a bomb in Amiriyah. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Basrah and seven more in Baqubah. The US has shut down detainee operations at Camp Bucca.
Insurgents killed seven Iraqi civilian and security personnel and wounded 15 more in attacks in Fallujah, Baqubah, Mosul, Baghdad, and near Kirkuk. Security forces detained two Ansar al Islam fighters in Erbil.
Three foreign fighters and two policemen were killed in a clash near Tal Abtah. Insurgents killed a policemen in Hillah and wounded one policeman in Mosul and three civilians in Kirkuk.
Security forces detained nine policemen with links to the insurgency in Tal Afar, three wanted men in Basrah, two terrorists in Baghdad, and an al Qaeda suspect in Wasit. A US Predator crashed in central Iraq.