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Iraqis Target Terrorists in Baghdad

American Forces Press Service

BAGHDAD, Dec. 16, 2009 – Iraqi security forces arrested two suspected terrorists today during a combined security operation targeting the Kataib Hezbollah terrorist network in northeastern Baghdad.

Iraqi forces and U.S. advisors searched for a suspected leader of a cell believed to conduct rocket attacks on security forces and military installations in and around Baghdad.

They searched two buildings for the warranted terrorist leader and questioned several people at the scene. Based on preliminary questioning, Iraqi forces arrested two people suspected of terrorist activity.

(From a Multinational Force Iraq news release.)

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