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An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed the municipal council chief of Tal Afar. Insurgents killed a civilian, a policeman, and a soldier in attacks in Babil, Mosul and Kirkuk. The head of the Fallujah Municipal Council was wounded in an attack. Iraqi security forces detained 27 al Qaeda fighters in Bayji, Mosul, Karbala, and northern Iraq; 22 wanted men in Basrah; four Hezbollah Brigade fighters in Baghdad; and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Diyala.
Iraqi troops reoccupied the Fakka oil field after a brief Iranian incursion. Iraq security forces detained 36 wanted men in Basrah and 10 more in Babil, a wanted al Qaeda operative in Mosul, a Special Groups leader in Al Kut, and a Mahdi Army cell leader in Diyala. Insurgents wounded four Iraqis in two bombings in Fallujah.
Iraqi security forces detained two Promised Day Brigade leaders and three fighters in Baghdad, an al Qaeda explosives cell member near Kirkuk, and a Jaish al Rashideen member near Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. A police brigadier in Diwaniyah resigned after his son was kidnapped.
Three Iranian soldiers who took control of an oil well in Maysan have abandoned the site. Security forces detained seven wanted men in Basrah, two al Qaeda IED cell members in Baghdad, and two Naqshabandiya fighters in Ninewa. The government has prohibited the families of members of the security forces to live in Syria.
Insurgents killed a Christian and a store owner, and wounded a child during separate attacks in Mosul. A cleric in Fallujah averted an assassination attempted after security forces found a 'sticky bomb' attached his car. Iraqi troops arrested the leader of an al Qaeda cell known as the Aisha Battalion and three other terrorists during separate raids in Baghdad.
Two Iraqis were killed and five more were wounded in a bus bombing in Baghdad. Security forces detained 13 wanted men in Basrah, 10 insurgents in Kirkuk, eight members a sleeper cell in Karbala, and two Hezbollah Brigades members in Baghdad.