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Security operations continue to net gains in Mosul area


MOSUL, Iraq
-- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained 22 suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq March 18.

Troops from 22nd Battalion, 6th Brigade Iraqi Intervention Force detained 15 people suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in western Mosul. Suspects are in custody with no ISF injuries reported.

Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment detained 10 people suspected of terrorist activity during a raid southeast of Mosul. Multi-National Force Soldiers also detained eight people suspected of terrorist activity during another raid south of Mosul. Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Troops from 102nd Battalion, 22nd Brigade Iraqi Army, detained three people after they were attacked by terrorists during a cordon and search operation southeast of Mosul. Troops from 104th Battalion, 23rd Brigade Iraqi Army also detained an individual suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in eastern Mosul. Suspects are in custody with no ISF injuries reported.
 

TEXT PROVIDED BY THE TASK FORCE FREEDOM, MULTINATIONAL BRIGADE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL


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