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Multi-National Forces Detain Six

Mosul, Iraq
-- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained six individuals during operations in northern Iraq on Jan. 23.

Quick response forces from Task Force Olympia detained five people suspected of planting a roadside bomb. Suspects are in custody.

Soldiers of 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Regiment detained an individual suspected of anti-Iraqi activity north of Hammam Al Alil. 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 271 people and confiscated numerous weapons and munitions.


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