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Iraqis Arrest Several Terrorism Suspects

Compiled from U.S. Forces Iraq News Releases

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2010 – Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors arrested several terrorism suspects in recent operations in Iraq, military officials reported.

In western Mosul today, Iraqi forces and U.S. advisors searched several buildings for a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq member allegedly involved in the facilitation of foreign fighters. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led Iraqi forces to identify and arrest the wanted man and a suspected criminal associate.

Also today, Iraqi forces and U.S. advisors searched two buildings northwest of Baghdad for a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq leader allegedly involved in roadside-bomb production. During the search, the security force found machine-gun ammunition and several assault vests with full weapon magazines. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led Iraqi forces to identify and arrest four suspected criminal associates of the wanted man.

Northwest of Baghdad yesterday, Iraqi forces arrested three suspected criminal associates of the Jaysh al-Mahdi terrorist group. Iraqi forces and U.S. advisors searched two buildings for a suspect who is allegedly involved in roadside-bomb attacks against Iraqi and coalition forces on behalf of the terrorist group. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led Iraqi forces to identify and arrest three suspected criminal associates of the wanted man.

 

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