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Iraqi Army Captures Insurgents, Seizes Weapons

American Forces Press Service

BAGHDAD, Iraq, March 11, 2005 – Soldiers from the 12th Battalion, 4th Brigade, of the Iraqi army conducted cordon-and-search operations in Ninevah province this week, detaining 28 suspects, seizing 30 weapons and confiscating insurgent propaganda.

The suspected insurgents were taken to Kasik military base for interrogation.

Concurrently the Iraqi Army's 19th Battalion, 8th Brigade conducted cordon and search operations in Ayn Zalah. They detained five suspects, all of whom were arrested by local security forces. Three of the men subsequently were identified as being on an Iraqi army "most wanted" list.

(Courtesy of Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq.)

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