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Iraqi forces detained 16 "wanted men" in Baghdad and nine more in Nasiriyah. Coalition forces captured two Hezbollah Brigades "terrorists" and killed another in Baghdad™s Karadah district, and captured four al Qaeda fighters and killed one. Insurgents killed a policeman and four 4 civilians in a drive-by shooting in Jalawlaa.
Five Iraqis were killed and 25 others were wounded in a car bombing in Tal Afar. Four Iraqis were killed and 12 more were wounded in an attack in Mosul. Coalition forces captured three al Qaeda leaders and detained five operatives in central and northern Iraq. Police in Dhi Qhar defused 10 bombs believed to have been placed to assassinate Prime Minister Maliki.
Bombings in Baghdad and Mosul killed 30 Iraqis. Iraqi forces captured an Ansar al Sunnah regional leader and a Mahdi Army cell member, 23 "gunmen" in Kirkuk, eight al Qaeda fighters in northern Iraq, and five Mahdi Army fighters in Dhi Qhar province. Coalition forces captured four Hezbollah Brigades fighters and an al Qaeda car bomb specialist in Baghdad.
Iraqi forces detained 105 "wanted men" in Basrah, 18 in Mosul, 15 in Baghdad, and eight al Qaeda fighters in northern Iraq. US forces captured an al Qaeda in Iraq car bomb cell leader and three "criminals" in Baghdad. The UN said "militants" would try to disrupt elections.
A rocket attack on the UN headquarters in Baghdad's International Zone killed two civilians and wounded 15. Coalition forces captured a senior member of the Hezbollah Brigades in Baghdad, eight Special Groups fighters, and six "criminals" in Baghdad. Iraqi forces detained a "Mahdi Army Special Groups (JAM-SG) criminal leader" and two al Qaeda operates in northern Iraq. Four policemen were wounded in an IED attack in Diyala.
Twelve Iraqis were killed and 16 more were wounded in a suicide attack on a Mosque in Babel; the bomber is suspected of being an Afghan national. Iraqi forces detained seven "suspects" in Al Kut and five al Qaeda operatives in Diyala. Coalition forces captured two al Qaeda leaders in Bayji and Mosul. US troops captured four Special Groups fighters in Baghdad.
The Parliament passed the security pact with the US by a vote of 149 out of 198 members present; the Presidential Council must now approve the agreement. Coalition forces killed one al Qaeda fighter and captured 10 in raids throughout Iraq, and captured a Hezbollah Brigades fighter near Sadr City. Eighteen female suicide bombers turned themselves in under an amnesty program. Two Iraqis were killed and 29 were wounded in two bombings in Mosul.