Coalition forces killed three members of al Qaeda in Tamim province and captured an al Qaeda commader and three cell members in Khadra. Coalition forces captured 12 members of the Special Groups. Ten Sadrists were arrested in Diwaniyah, while seven Popular Committees members were arrested in Diyala.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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