Iraqis Arrest 11 in Recent Operations
Compiled from U.S. Forces Iraq News Releases
WASHINGTON, May. 20, 2010 Iraqi forces arrested 11 terrorism suspects in recent operations conducted with U.S. advisors, military officials reported.
South of Baghdad yesterday, Iraqi forces arrested four suspected al-Qaida in Iraq criminal associates during a combined operation in search of a man who allegedly is involved in bomb attacks against Iraqi civilians and Iraqi and coalition forces.
In Mosul on May 17, Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors arrested a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq leader and three suspected criminal associates. The suspected al-Qaida in Iraq leader is believed to have played a key role in acquiring vehicles and weapons used to carry out assassinations.
Three other suspected criminal associates of the al-Qaida in Iraq leader were captured in Mosul the next day.