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An estimated 51 percent of eligible voters participated in provincial elections. The Dawa party is leading in the southern and central provinces. Bombs were detonated at the homes of politicians in Ninewa and Babil. Four al Qaeda operatives were detained in Diyala.
Iraq successfully held provincial elections with few reports of violence. Five men were arrested for plotting to attack a polling center in Mandali. US troops killed two policemen after taking fire during a mission in Mosul. Iraqi forces detained a Shia "extremist" in Baghdad.
Iraqi security forces are on full alert for tomorrow's provincial elections. An explosion inside a police station in Diwaniyah killed three Iraqis and wounded 20 more. Iraqi security forces detained four "criminals" in Baghdad and four wanted men in Diyala.
Three candidates for election in Iraq were killed in separate incidents. Iraqi security forces detained 22 insurgents in Baghdad. Police foiled a plot to bomb an oil well in Basrah; four suspects were detained. Eight Iraqi soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah. Al Qaeda fighters bombed three homes in Kanaan.
Early voting for the provincial elections has begun. Kurdistan leader Massoud Barazani rejected the formation of Awakening councils in the North. Four al Qaeda fighters were captured in Mosul. Two policemen were wounded in an attack on a polling station in Touz Khormato.
Four Iraqis were killed and one was wounded in a car bombing in Mosul. Three policemen were wounded in a bombing in Baghdad. Insurgents bombed the home of the Diyala province ground forces commander. Security forces detained 30 wanted men in Basrah.
Eleven policemen and five civilians were killed in bombings in Baghdad. Four US soldiers were killed after two helicopters collided in northern Iraq. Security forces detained 87 wanted men in Diyala province, fifteen in Kirkuk, and two more in Al Kut. An al Qaeda leader was detained in Huwaiyja.