Iraqis Arrest 5 Terrorism Suspects
Compiled from U.S. Forces Iraq News Releases
WASHINGTON, May. 28, 2010 Iraqi security forces arrested four terrorism suspects today during three combined operations conducted with U.S. advisors.
In northwestern Baghdad, Iraqi forces arrested a suspected criminal associate during an operation seeking a Promised Day Brigade terrorist group leader who allegedly is involved in sniper, indirect-fire and roadside-bomb attacks against Iraqi and coalition forces.
Meanwhile, in western Baghdad, Iraqi forces arrested three suspected criminal associates while seeking an al-Qaida in Iraq leader who allegedly is involved in high-profile vehicle-bomb attacks and has ties to senior leadership of the terror organization.
A combined operation in western Mosul targeting an al-Qaida in Iraq leader who allegedly is in charge of security for the terror organization and has close ties to its senior leadership led to the arrest of a suspected criminal associate of the wanted man.