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Multi-National Forces Detain 14, Confiscate Weapons

Mosul, Iraq
-- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained 14 people wanted for anti-Iraqi activity and confiscated numerous weapons and munitions during operations in northern Iraq.

While conducting cordon and search operations the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, detained nine people wanted for anti-Iraqi activity early on Jan. 10 in Mosul. The suspects are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, detained five people wanted for anti-Iraqi activity during cordon and search operations in a village south of Mosul on Jan. 9.

During a search of the residence, Soldiers discovered two rifles, mortar charges and bomb-making equipment. The weapons and munitions were confiscated for future destruction. The suspects are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.


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