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Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq claimed it carried out the May 26 assassination of the Justice and Accountability chief. Security forces detained 57 wanted terrorists in Mosul. Insurgents killed two policemen and three civilians in attacks in Baghdad, Baqubah, and Ramadi.
Several Iranian troops are said to have been killed in a minefield on the Iraqi side of the border in the north. Gunmen killed a Kuwaiti, an Indian, and a Turk in an attack on a home in Hillah. An insurgent was killed in a premature detonation.
An al Qaeda suicide assault team dressed as policemen killed nine people in an attack on the Diyala provincial council in Baqubah; Iraqi troops killed the five attackers. Insurgents killed a government employee in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul.
Insurgents killed a policeman in Mosul, and a former Army officer and his son in Khanaqin. An Air Force major general from Anbar province and three of his brothers who were detained two months ago was released from prison.
Iraqi officials requested that Congressman Rohrabacher leave the country after saying Iraq should pay the US for the cost of liberating the country. Insurgents killed 10 Iraqis in attacks in Mosul and Tikrit. A US soldier was killed on June 8 while conducting combat operations in southern Iraq.
The Hezbollah Brigades claimed Monday's rocket attack in Baghdad that killed five US soldiers. The Iranian-backed group claimed it has rockets that are "ready to be used at any time to target enemy bases, especially its embassy."