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May 10, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-19


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CORDON AND SEARCH YIELDS INSURGENT LIEUTENANT AND FINANCIER

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Task Force Baghdad Soldiers detained six Iraqis suspected of anti-Coalition activities during a cordon and search operation at an east Baghdad office complex May 8.

The insurgents are alleged members of the Muqtada militia. One detainee is an alleged militia financier; the other is reportedly a key lieutenant in the militia.

Soldiers also confiscated weapons, computers, cell phones, documents and compact discs during the operation.

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