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Iraqi Troops Detain Six Suspects, Capture Weapons

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2005 – Iraqi soldiers captured six suspected terrorists and seized weapons in raids over the last two days, Multinational Security Transition Command officials reported.

Troops from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 7th Iraqi Army Division, apprehended four men in Ramadi today after the men ran from the scene of a roadside bomb attack on a U.S. tank. A search of the area yielded wire consistent with wire used in the attack.

Troops from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army, found dynamite and a pair of night-vision goggles in a raid, and took a man into custody North of Dawr yesterday

Members of 3rd Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Iraqi Intervention Force, detained a local man while patrolling in Khalidiyah yesterday. Local citizens tipped off the soldiers about the man's insurgent activities, and the soldiers found five hand grenades and a handgun in his house.

(Compiled from Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq news releases.)

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