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Multi-National Forces Detain Sixteen

Mosul, Iraq
- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained sixteen individuals during operations in northern Iraq.

Multi-National Force Soldiers detained fifteen individuals suspected of anti-Iraqi activity in eastern Mosul. MNF Soldiers also confiscated documents from the individuals. Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment detained one individual suspected of anti-Iraqi activity in eastern Mosul. The suspect is in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Military officials have said the Mosul area is becoming safer with each seizure and removal of dangerous weapons and detention of anti-Iraqi insurgents. Since Jan. 5 Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces have detained 265 individuals and confiscated numerous weapons and munitions.
 

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