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Five Detained Following Attack near Baqubah

Tikrit, Iraq
- First Infantry Division Soldiers detained five individuals, including two of their attackers, during a search of six homes near Baqubah at about 10:45 p.m. on January 13. They conducted the search after their patrol came under small arms fire. A third attacker is believed to have escaped through a nearby mosque. Iraqi Police searched the mosque with no success. One RPG launcher and round were also confiscated in the search. No Multi-National Forces were injured or equipment damaged in the attack.

Release #050114i

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