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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.
A three-man al Qaeda suicide team killed five Iraqi soldiers, including a colonel, in Tikrit. Al Qaeda fighters killed an Awakening member in Abu Ghraib. Nearly 900 Iraqis were killed in terror attacks in September.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed at least 55 Iraqis and wounded more than 150 in a series of coordinated bombings throughout the capital of Baghdad. More than 20 car bombs were detonated in mainly Shia neighborhoods throughout the capital. One blast occurred outside a Sunni mosque.
AL Qaeda in Iraq killed six people in attacks in Tarmiyah and Baghdad that targeted police and military personnel and their families. Security forces captured two al Qaeda leaders during raids in Baghdad and Ninewa.
Ten people were killed in bombings and attacks throughout Iraq; seven of those were killed in bombings outside of two Sunni mosques in Baghdad. Ninewa province's tribal council renounced al Qaeda and vowed to support the Iraqi security forces.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 25 people in attacks throughout the country. In one attack, seven civilians and two soldiers were killed in a suicide assault on a district center in Hawija. Security forces killed five al Qaeda fighters near the Syrian border and four more in south of Mosul, and detained four Ansar al Islam members in Kirkuk.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed nine policemen in a suicide assault and attacks on police and military bases in Haditha. Security forces detained an escaped inmate from the July Abu Ghraib prison break in Anbar, and two al Qaeda fighters as they were planting an IED outside the home of an Awakening leader in Samarra.