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U.S. Troops Nab Bomb Maker, Associates, in Iraq Raid

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2004 – American troops in Iraq captured a known maker of improvised explosive devices and two associates during a raid today near Al Duluiyah, Iraq.

The soldiers, part of Task Force Danger, searched five homes during the raid. The bomb maker and two other suspects were taken to a Multinational Force detention facility for further questioning.

In other Iraq news, a U.S. soldier died Dec. 1 as a result of injuries sustained during a traffic accident earlier that day.

Four other soldiers were injured in the accident. The incident is under investigation.

(Based on Multinational Force Iraq press releases.)

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