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Iraqi National Guard Capture Insurgents, Seize Weapons

Mosul, Iraq
-- Iraqi National Guard Soldiers confiscated weapons and ammunition, and detained six individuals during operations in northern Iraq on Jan. 15.

Soldiers of the 106th Iraqi National Guard, confiscated weapons and ammunition in western Mosul during a cordon and search operation.

The 106th detained six individuals suspected of anti-Iraqi activity and being associated with the weapons. Suspects are in custody with no ING injuries reported.

Military officials have said although the Mosul area is not completely safe, with each seizure and removal of dangerous weapons and detention of anti-Iraqi insurgents the situations is becoming safer.

Since Jan. 5, Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces have detained 119 individuals.


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