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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 14 people in IED attacks and shootings in Hawijah and Tuz Khurmatu. Yesterday, the ISIS killed three soldiers in an IED attack in Akashat in Anbar province. Security forces captured three Al Nusrah Front fighters in Ninewa as they crossed the border from Syria.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 46 people in suicide bombings and attacks throughout the country; in Yousifiyah a suicide bomber killed eight Shia pilgrims, and in Latifiyah, another suicide bomber killed 10 more Shia. In Abu Ghraib, ISIS fighters stormed the home of an Awakening leader, killing him and his family.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 11 people, including three Pakistani pilgrims, in suicide bombings and armed attacks; ISIS suicide bombers killed six people in Khalis and two policemen in Ramadi. Yesterday, the ISIS killed two Awakening fighters in an IED attack in Kirkuk. Security forces captured seven ISIS fighters in Ninewa.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 10 Shia pilgrims in attacks in Mahmudiyah and Baghdad. In Mahmudiyah, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden belt in the midst of a crowd of worshippers. Security forces detained five ISIS fighters in Abu Ghraib.
More than 70 people were killed in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Bayji, Mosul, Tikrit, and Jisr Diyala. In Bayji, a suicide assault team killed eight policemen in an attack on a police station. In Tikrit, another suicide assault team killed two civilians in an attempt to storm the city council building.
Insurgents killed 20 people in attacks throughout the country. Among those killed were a female reporter in a shooting in Mosul and a government employee and his family in a home invasion in Sadiyah.
Insurgents killed 15 Iranian workers and two Iraqi guards at a gas pipeline from Iran to Iraq in the Al Nida area near Baghdad last night. Twenty-three Iraqis, including five policemen, were killed in a series of bombings and shootings throughout the country.
Twenty-five prisoners, including some facing the death penalty for terrorism charges, killed two guards and escaped from a prison north of Baghdad; 11 of the escapees were recaptured. Security forces killed three al Qaeda fighters after they killed an Awakening leader near Ramadi.
Insurgents killed an Awakening leader in an IED attack in Madeen; three suspects were captured after the attack. Security forces captured six al Qaeda fighters in Anbar near the Syrian border. The military will purchase 24 light attack fighters from South Korea.
Iraqi troops in Anbar province repelled an armed assault from gunmen on the Syrian side of the border. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three policemen in Abu Ghraib and nine civilians in Buhriz. Security forces killed two suicide bombers and captured an ISIS commander in Ramadi.