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Joint Raid Leads to Detention, Confiscation

Mosul, Iraq
-- Multi-National Forces and Soldiers from the Iraqi Army detained two suspected anti-Iraqi insurgents and confiscated a large amount of bomb-making materials and weapons on Jan. 14 in northern Iraq.

Iraqi Army and Multi-National Force Soldiers conducted a raid of a house in Ad Duluiyah, which resulted in the detention of a suspected anti-Iraqi insurgent cell leader and one close associate.

The Soldiers discovered 500 kilograms of ammonium nitrate and 55 gallons of diesel fuel oil, chemicals known to be primary ingredients of a high explosive used in previous insurgent attacks, other bomb-making materials and weapons and ammunition. Both suspects are in custody with no IA or Multi-National Forces injuries reported. The weapons and munitions were confiscated for future destruction.

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