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Multi-National Forces Detain Two

Mosul, Iraq -
Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained two individuals suspected of participating in anti-Iraqi activity in northern Iraq yesterday.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment were searching a vehicle at a checkpoint west of Mosul when they discovered multiple rounds of ammunition scattered throughout the vehicle. The two people in the vehicle were detained and upon detention were found to have bomb making residue on their clothes. Both are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Since Jan. 5 Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces have detained 75 individuals.

Multi-National Forces from Task Force Olympia continue to work together with members of the Iraqi Security Forces, leaders and citizens of Iraq to make it a safe, prosperous, and democratic nation. Anyone with information should call the Joint Coordination Center's new telephone numbers at 513462 or 07701623300.

Release #050111j



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