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Muqtada al Sadr may call off the cease fire with the Mahdi Army. The Islamic Army of Iraq killed 16 al Qaeda in a clash in Salahadin province. Al Qaeda targeted the headquarters of the 1920s Revolution Brigades in Miqdadiyah in Diyala province with a suicide bomber. Coalition forces captured 15 al Qaeda operatives.
Iraqi special forces captured two Mahdi Army leaders. US forces killed seven al Qaeda operatives and captured 31. Nine al Qaeda fighters were captured along with an anti-aircraft gun in Babil province.
Coalition forces killed three al Qaeda operatives and captured 11. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured two al Qaeda cell leaders in Baghdad and Abu Ghraib. Iraqi Security Forces captured 21 suspected insurgents. Sadr reiterated his call for the Mahdi Army to stop attacks. Arrest warrants were issued for 50 Iraqi policemen for their involvement in terrorist attacks.
Muqtada al Sadr has reiterated his call for the Mahdi Army to halt fighting after clashes in Karbala and Diwaniyah. The Mahdi Army attacked a police station in Basra. US forces found a large EFP cache, including 120 assembled EFPs and 150 copper discs. Coalition forces captured 21 al Qaeda operatives. The Iraqi military killed three insurgents and captured 59.
Two al Qaeda operatives were killed and 38 captured during a series of raids over the past several days. A US helicopter attack on an IED cell in Samara resulted in at least six civilians and one insurgent killed. Forty-six insurgents were captured during two raids in Kirkuk. Fighting between police and the Mahdi Army has been reported in Diwaniyah and Karbala.