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Al Qaeda killed 30 Iraqis in two bombings at a mosque in Baqubah; the second blast targeted those who were attempting to aid the victims of the first attack. Three Awakening members and two al Qaeda fighters were killed in a clash in Abu Ghraib. Three al Qaeda fighters were killed in a premature detonation in Ramadi.
An al Qaeda suicide bomber killed 30 Iraqis at a Shia mosque in Baghdad; a second suspected suicide bomber was killed by Iraqi citizens. Nine more Iraqis were killed in attacks and bombings in Baghdad, Kirikuk, and Mosul.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 24 Iraqis in a series of attacks and bombings in Yusufiyah, Latifiyah, Baghdad, and Mosul. Security forces arrested an al Qaeda leader, two aides, and three fighters in Ninewa, and a "terrorist" in Basrah.
Security forces captured four members of an al Qaeda assassination cell in Baghdad, an al Qaeda "money collector" and three aides in Kirkuk, and three "gunmen" in Rubaia near the Syrian border. Police also found a large bomb factory and arrested two al Qaeda operatives in Anbar.
Security forces killed a senior al Qaeda commander in Mosul; one soldier was killed during the raid. Al Qaeda killed three Awakening fighters in Al Haswa. The head of the Awakening in Anbar urged Syrians to reject the Al Nusrah Front, an al Qaeda affiliate.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 16 members of a Shia family in an attack on a home in Lutafiyah. The terror group killed five policemen in Baghdad, five soldiers in Tarmiyah, and an Awakening leader, his wife, and three children in Arab Jabur.
Al Qaeda attempted to assassinate a senior leader of the Awakening in Baghdad in a suicide attack; six of his bodyguards were killed. Another suicide bomber killed four people in Baqubah. Al Qaeda also attempted to assassinate the Turkish consul in Mosul.
The Mujahedeen-e-Khalq claimed that Iraqi soldiers guarding the camp killed 44 of its members; two Iraqi soldiers are also reported to have been killed. The United Nations said that more than 800 Iraqis were killed during fighting in the month of August.