( Reuter )- Following are security developments in Iraq at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday.
NAJAF - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al- Sadr called on his followers to stop battling government forces after six days of fighting in Iraq's south. The statement was read to journalists by his aides in Najaf .
HILLA -Iraqi security forces arrested 101 suspected militants during several raids and clashes across Hilla on Saturday, police said.
DHULUIYA - Gunmen attacked a police patrol killing five policemen and wounding two civilians in Dhuluiya , 70 km ( 45 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
SANIYA - A suicide car bomber killed seven people, including three U.S.-allied neighborhood patrol volunteers, and wounded eight in an attack on a checkpoint in Saniya , west of Baiji in northern Iraq, police said.
BAGHDAD - Three people were killed and 13 wounded after a mortar bomb hit a barber shop in Baghdad's Karrada district, police said.
BAGHDAD - Five bodies were found in different districts of Baghdad on Sunday, police said.
BAGHDAD - A U.S. helicopter airstrike killed 12 suspects in clashes in northern Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
BAGHDAD - A U.S. helicopter airstrike killed two gunmen responsible for a roadside bomb attack in the Fadaliya area of Iraq's New Baghdad district, the U.S. military said.
BAGHDAD - Six people were wounded, including four civilians, in clashes between Iraqi security forces and Mehdi Army gunmen in Baghdad's Ur neighborhood, police said.
BAGHDAD - Three police officers were wounded when their police station was attacked by gunmen in the New Baghdad neighborhood, police said.
HAWIJA - Three U.S.-backed neighborhood patrol members were wounded by a roadside bomb attack in Hawija , 60 km ( 40 miles) south of Kirkuk , police said.
NEAR SAADIYA - Ibrahim Bajlan , the head of Diyala provincial council, escaped an assassination attempt near Saadiya , 80 km ( 50 miles) north of the provincial capital Baquba , police said. Two of his bodyguards were killed in the attack.
KIRKUK - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol wounded two people in central Kirkuk , 250 km ( 155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
MOSUL - Two policemen, including a police Colonel, Ziyad Qasim , were killed in clashes with gunmen in western Mosul , 390 km ( 240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
BAGHDAD - Two bodies were found in Baghdad on Saturday, police said.
NAJAF - A roadside bomb killed one Iraqi army officer and wounded two soldiers when a it struck their vehicle in northern Najaf , 160 km ( 100 miles) south of Baghdad on Saturday, security source said.