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Marines, Soldiers Capture Six South of Baghdad

Forward Opeating Base Kalsu, Iraq
- Elements of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit captured six suspected insurgents south of Baghdad, Jan. 11.
Marines from Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, rounded up four suspects in multiple operations near Musayyib, while Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division's 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, captured two more during a raid near Haswah.

Marines acting on a tip from a local Iraqi also found nine anti-tank missiles near Musayyib.

U.S. and Iraqi security forces in the northern Babil Province continue operations aimed at disrupting insurgent activity.

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