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Multi-National Forces Detain Four and Seize Bomb Equipment

Mosul, Iraq
- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division confiscated bomb equipment and detained four individuals during operations in northern Iraq yesterday.

Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of anti-Iraqi activities. The soldiers also confiscated a number of bombs and bomb fuses at the sight where they detained the suspected individuals. Suspects are in custody with no MNF 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 168 individuals.

Multi-National Forces from Task Force Olympia continue to work together with members of the Iraqi Security Forces, leaders and citizens of Iraq to make it a safe, prosperous, and democratic nation. Anyone with information should call the Joint Coordination Center's telephone numbers at 513462 or 07701623300.

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