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Insurgents killed an emergency police chief in Ramadi and a tribal leader in Mosul, and wounded six policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained seven suspects in a shooting in Irbil that killed one person, and three members of Ansar al Sunnah and two Naqshabandiya group members in Kirkuk.
Insurgents killed four employees at a money exchange in Baghdad and three policemen in Abu Ghraib, and wounded two policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained eight Special Groups fighters in Wasit and three terrorists in Kirkuk. US and Iraqi forces defused explosives along a power line after an electrical transmission tower south of Baghdad was destroyed; the explosion cut off power in southern Baghdad.
One Iraqi was killed and 30 more were wounded in two bombings in Ramadi. One policeman was killed in a shooting in Babil, four were wounded in an IED blast in Kirkuk, and two were wounded in a IED attack in Ramadi. Iraqi police detained three Special Groups fighters in Al Kut and US troops captured two Special Groups operatives in Babil.
Prime Minister Maliki said the US may extend its presence in Iraq; President Obama said the troops would leave by the end of 2011. Security forces detained 30 suspected insurgents in Ramadi and two Special Groups fighters in Maysan. Insurgents killed one Iraqi soldier in Mosul and one civilian in Biaaj.
Iraqi forces detained nine wanted men in Jalawlaa. A vehicle ban has been imposed in Baqubah after a bombing wounded three people. The Anbar provincial government posted a wanted list for more than 1,500 people accused of supporting terror attacks. The Iraqi Integrity Commission issued 1,455 arrest warrants for corruption cases this year.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed five Iranian pilgrims and wounded 37 more during an ambush north of Baqubah. Security forces detained nine suspected Special Groups operatives in Nasariyah, five wanted men near Hillah and five more in Kirkuk, five members of a forgery ring in Maysan, an al Qaeda operative from Saudi Arabia and a member of an IED cell who was transporting a car bomb south of Mosul.
Fourteen Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Ramadi. A state of emergency was declared in Ramadi, and Fallujah has been placed under curfew. Security forces detained four Syrian terrorists in Mosul and a Diyala police lieutenant with links to al Qaeda in Iraq.
Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul and two more in Ramadi, and a farmer in Jalawlaa. The Iranian-backed Special Groups conducted attacks against US forces in Karbala, Diwaniyah, and Nasariyah, but no casualties were reported.