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Insurgents killed two US soldiers in northern Iraq and a civilian in Mosul. A terrorist was killed in a premature detonation in Mosul. Iraqi Security Forces detained three insurgents in Kirkuk and two al Qaeda suspects in Mosul.
The US said recent terror attacks in Baghdad would not slow down the military withdrawal. Security forces detained al Qaeda's top two leaders in Mosul and 17 fighters in Mosul, Diyala, and Wasit; nine wanted men in Basrah and Dhi Qhar; and a Special Groups operative in Wasit.
Thirty-five Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings targeting residential areas in Baghdad. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah and Babil, 11 insurgents in Baghdad, 11 "infiltrators" from Syria west of Mosul, and three suicide bombers in Anbar.
Forty-one Iraqis were killed and more than 250 were wounded in a triple suicide attack that targeted the Egyptian, Iranian, and German embassies in Baghdad. No foreign embassy personnel were reported killed. Three Iraqis were killed and 37 were wounded in a car bomb attack in Mosul.
Al Qaeda fighters disguised as US troops murdered 25 people, including soldiers, Awakening fighters, and women, in a nighttime attack in Arab Jabour. Insurgents killed four people in bombings in Baghdad and Kirkuk. Police captured an al Qaeda operative in Fallujah.
Iraqi forces killed three top al Qaeda leaders, including the emirs of northern Iraq and Mosul, and detained three extortion emirs; 19 other al Qaeda operatives were captured in northern Iraq. Security forces also detained 16 wanted men in Basrah, 10 in Karbala, and five more in Tal Afar. Twenty-three terrorists escaped from a prison in Mosul.