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11 AIF members detained during Operation Therapist
 

Tikrit, Iraq -- First Infantry Division Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, conducted Operation Therapist near Tikrit early on Jan. 9.

The series of cordon and searches were conducted to capture known insurgents targeting local Iraqi election efforts in the Tikrit area. During the series of raids, 11 were detained. Three of the detainees were on the target list.

Also confiscated were 120 mm mortars and assorted ammunition. The detainees were taken to a military detention facility.

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