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Al Qaeda in Iraq killed more than 70 people in a series of suicide attacks and bombings in Baghdad and Bayji. In one of the attacks, in Bayji, a suicide assault team killed seven policemen and penetrated the perimeter of a special forces base.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 18 Sunni worshippers in a pair of bombings at a mosque in Samarra. Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Mosul, captured 12 al Qaeda fighters in Madeen, four more in Tikrit, and another in Mosul.
The bodies of 10 men between the ages of 18 and 25 were found killed in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad. The men were executed. US Ambassador to Iraq Lukman Faily said al Qaeda is pushing the country to civil war.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed six Iraqis in three car bombings in Mosul and Tuz Khurmatu, and also killed an Iraqi soldier in a sniper attack in Haswa. Security forces captured al Qaeda's military leader for Babil and two of his aides.
Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 33 people, including six soldiers, in a series of bombings and attacks in the cities of Baghdad, Fallujah, and Mosul. In Basrah, gunmen killed 17 Sunnis to avenge Shias being targeted by al Qaeda. The Sunnis were warned to leave the province beforehand.
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.