Coalition forces killed three al Qaeda operatives and detained 34 during operations in central and northern Iraq. Coalition forces detained six Special Groups members during operations in southern Iraq. Police killed five insurgents and captured five in Tal Afar. US forces arrested a police chief and four officers in Kirkuk. Iraqi soldiers discovered a weapons cache in the home of one of the bodyguards of Adnan al Dulaimi. Leaflets were distributed near Al Kut warning against setting up Awakening councils in Wasit province.

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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