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A Chlorine gas truck was detonated at a gas stop near Taji, killing 5 and making another 140 sick. Suicide and car bombings killed 18 in Baghdad, while 20 victims of death squads were found. The Iraqi government is going to allow Baathists who lost their jobs, including those in the military and intelligence, will be able to return to work in the government.
[UPDATE2] Two US soldiers were killed and 17 wounded during a daylight multiple suicide car bomb attack in Tarmyia. A suicide bomber killed 5 on a bus in a Shia district of Baghdad. The Iraqi government said 103 insurgents were killed or captured in and around Baghdad, while 127 displaced families returned to their homes. 49 insurgents were arrested in operation in Quarghuli Village. The Iraqi Army captured 3 insurgents while building EFPs.
[UPDATE1] Mishan al-Jabouri lashed out against al Qaeda and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi on al-Zawraa TV, which may indicate another split between the Islamists is in the cards (See our initial post on al-Zawraa and al-Jabouri's response.)
Over 60 were killed and 131 wounded after car bombs exploded in New Baghdad and Sadr City. Coalition forces killed 4 al Qaeda and captured another 4 in raids near Rutbah. A car bomb network leader and 2 members of the Mahdi Army were captured in Baghdad. A senior insurgent leader linked to al Qaeda was captured in Mosul.
Attacks in Baghdad are down by 80%. Two car bombs in Kirkuk killed 10 and wounded 65. The US and Iraqi Special Forces detained 2 Iranians in Baghdad. The Mahdi Army may be the target of Basra operations. Coalition forces captured 21 al Qaeda in Ramadi, Baghdad and Karabilah. Hillah SWAT captured 21 members of the Soldiers of Heaven.