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Police arrested Iyad Jalal Abdulwahid, Izzat Ibrahim al Douri's senior aide and a financier of Ba'athist insurgents. Iraqi security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah, seven in Salahadin, and three more in Kirkuk. Also detained were five insurgents in Baghdad, four insurgents in northern Taji, including a car bomb cell leader behind attacks in Ramadi, and a sniper in Ramadi.
Sixteen Iraqis were killed in three separate bombings in Ramadi. Iraqi forces arrested 31 members of al Qaeda in Iraq in Mosul and Ninewa, four wanted men in Basrah and three more in Diyala. Two members of the Naqshbandiya group were killed during a premature detonation in Kirkuk.
Iraqi and US forces arrested a senior al Qaeda leader near Daqouq and five members of a Naqshabandi media cell in Salahadin. Iraqi forces detained five wanted men in Basra and one more in Kirkuk. Insurgents wounded three civilians in a bombing in Babil.
Insurgents killed three Iraqis in Al Qasr Al Awsat, two policemen in Saadiya, and an Imam in Saqlawiyah. Security forces detained two wanted explosives-network facilitators and three additional suspects during raids in central and northern Iraq, and two gunmen in Dalouiya.
A suicide bomber killed nine Iraqis and wounded 30 more in Fallujah. Insurgents killed two civilians in a grenade attack in Baghdad. Security forces detained five al Qaeda operatives during raids in the Hamrin Mountains and Kirkuk, and detained seven insurgents near Huwaiyja.
One terrorist was killed while attempting to plant a bomb in Ramadi. Security forces detained 46 wanted men in Dhi Qhar and 22 more in Basrah; six al Qaeda operatives in western Iraq; an IED cell leader, an ISI leader, and four operatives in Tarmiyah and Tuz Khurmatu; and three insurgents in Daqouq.
A suicide bomber killed six people and wounded 15 more in an attack at a funeral in Haditha. Insurgents killed a civilian in a bombing in Fallujah, and wounded 10 Kurdish security personnel in a car bomb explosion west of Duhuk. Insurgents also wounded three policemen and seven civilians in attacks in Mosul, Fallujah, and Baghdad. Security forces detained a policeman and three insurgents in Al Dourand an al Qaeda cell leader in Ninewa.
Insurgents killed two policemen and wounded 11 more in bombings and attacks in Baghdad and Dhi Qhar. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Basrah and three more in Amarah, and eight insurgents in Kirkuk. The Ninewa Operations Command said an insurgent commander and 12 fighters were detained during a new operation in Mosul.
Iraqi troops arrested 140 suspected al Qaeda fighters and Ba'athists during a four-day sweep in Diyala province. Police arrested five Sunni insurgents and a Hezbollah Brigade member during raids in Kirikuk, Baghdad, and Mosul, and a Mahid Army cell leader in Ninewa. Insurgents killed a policeman and a civilian in Mosul.
The Iraqi government said 203 people were killed during September, the lowest total since the US invasion in 2003. Security forces killed an insurgent in Mosul and detained 45 wanted men in Basrah and IED cell members in Baghdad and Kirkuk. A US soldier was killed in a mortar attack in Baghdad.
Insurgents killed three Iraqi soldiers in Mahmoudiyah, a policeman in Tal Afar, and two civilians in Baghdad. Security forces detained 20 wanted men in Basrah, 12 in Baqubah, eight more in Daqouq, and a Hezbollah Brigades leader in Sadr City.
General Odierno said the US may accelerate the withdrawal of US forces. One Iraqi was killed and 18 more were wounded in three separate bombings in Baghdad. Security forces detained 47 suspected insurgents in Kirkuk and nine more in Daqouq. A judge ordered the release of 36 MEK members.
Insurgents killed a political leader in a bombing in Mosul. Iraq security forces killed a suicide car bomber in Baghdad and detained 22 wanted men in Basrah, three insurgents in Maysan, and two al Qaeda operatives in Mosul. Police captured one of the al Qaeda escapees from a prison in Tikrit; seven are still at large.