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Multi-National Forces Kill Insurgent, Detain Four Others

Mosul, Iraq
-- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), killed an anti-Iraqi insurgent and detained four others during operations in northern Iraq on Jan. 11.

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment, were patrolling southern Mosul when they were attacked with small arms fire by two anti-Iraqi insurgents. One was killed and the other wounded in the attack. The 2-325th suffered no injuries. The injured insurgent was evacuated to a local hospital for treatment, after which he was detained.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, detained two others suspected of anti-Iraqi activity after stopping their vehicle at a checkpoint west of Mosul. The individuals were found to have bomb-making residue on their clothes. Both are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, detained another person suspected of anti-Iraqi activity while conducting a cordon and search operation south of Mosul. That individual is in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

Since Jan. 5, Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces have detained 79 individuals.

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