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Insurgents killed three civilian security guards in Mosul. Iraqi security forces detained 14 wanted men in Basrah, four al Qaeda operatives in Mosul, and a wanted terrorist in Diyala. The body of the fifth British hostage kidnapped and murdered by the League of the Righteous is expected to be returned to the UK.
Insurgents killed two civilians and a soldier and wounded 24 more in attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces detained 22 wanted men in Basrah and the leader of an "armed group" in Karbala. Multinational Forces - Iraq and its subordinate commands has officially become US Forces - Iraq.
Insurgents killed a policeman and wounded three civilians in a bombing in Fallujah, and wounded a policeman in a shooting in Tal Afar. Security forces detained three wanted men in Al Kut. No US servicemen were killed in combat in Iraq during December 2009.
The US military freed Asaib al Haq leader Qais Qazali. Security forces detained 23 wanted men in Basrah and two Special Groups operatives east of Diwaniyah. A member of Anbar's provincial council was killed in yesterday's suicide attack in Ramadi; the governor lost his left hand in the attack.
Two suicide bombers killed 23 Iraqis, including a deputy police chief and 12 policemen, in an attack in Ramadi; the governor of Anbar was wounded in the attack. Six Iraqis were killed in an IED attack north of Baqubah. Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul. The Asaib al Haq released a British hostage; Qaiz Qazali was reportedly released by US forces. Iraqi troops detained four al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and Bayji.
Security forces detained 19 "infiltrators" from Syria, 12 wanted men in Nassiriya and 10 more in Basrah, eight al Qaeda fighters in central and northern Iraq, a Special Groups fighter in Amarah, and a Hezbollah Brigades facilitator in Baghdad. Insurgents wounded four civilians in bombings in Baghdad and Mosul.
Security forces killed an Islamic State of Iraq leader and captured another in Tal Afar, and detained 14 al Qaeda in Iraq operatives in northern Iraq and three Special Groups fighters in Al Kut. Iraq's Youth Minister escaped an assassination attempt in a bombing in Toz Kharmeto. "Gunmen" killed two cement factory workers in Mosul.