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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 12 people in a bombing outside of a Sunni mosque in Kirkuk, and two policemen in an IED attack in Taji. Security forces detained 11 wanted men, includign three "dangerous" ISIS fighters, during raids in Kirkuk.
Al Qaeda's branch in Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, killed 31 people in a wave of bombings in Basra, Diwaniyah, Hillah, Mahmoudiyah, Madain, Samarra, Samawah, Suwayrah. Teh attacks targeted civilians at markets, funerals, and other public places.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed eight workers in a bombing south of Baghdad, a counter-terrorism officer in an IED attack near Babil, and the spokesman for Ninewa province in a shooting. Four al Qaeda fighters and two policemen were killed in a clash south of Fallujah.
At least 38 Iraqis were killed in a series of 10 bombings throughout the capital of Baghdad. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (al Qaeda in Iraq) claimed credit for last month's suicide assault in Irbil as well as attacks on police and military bases in Anbar.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed at least 27 Iraqis in a series of suicide bombings in northern and central Iraq. In Qabak, a Shia Turkmen village near Tal Afar, two suicide bombers attacked an elementary school and a police station, killing 12 children, the principal, and two policemen. In Waziriyah, a suicide bomber killed 12 Shia pilgrims during a march.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed at least 48 Iraqis in a series of attacks in Baghdad, Balad, and Mosul. In Baghdad, a suicide bomber killed 24 people, including four people, in an attack that targeted Shia worshippers. In Balad, a suicide bomber killed 13 people outside of a cafe.
Insurgents killed five people in a bombing at a soccer field in Madeen and two policemen and a civilian in attacks in Mosul. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Mosul. Wanted members of al Qaeda in Iraq are joining the Al Nusrah Front in Syria.
Al Qaeda in Iraq shot down an Iraqi Army helicopter as the military was conducting an operation in the desert near Bayji; four Iraqi soldiers and were killed. Al Qaeda killed 14 Iraqis in attacks throughout the country. Security forces captured two insurgents as they planted an IED in Fallujah.