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Operations in Tall Afar net 78 terror suspects

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq – Task Force Freedom detained 78 suspected terrorists during operations in Tall Afar Sept. 12 as Operation Restoring Rights continued.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained 57 individuals suspected of terrorist activity during two operations.

Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained 15 terror suspects during a cordon and search operation.

Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment detained four suspected terrorists.

Soldiers from 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment also detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity while patrolling.

Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT MULTINATIONAL BRIGADE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL .

 



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