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MOSUL, Iraq - Iraq Security Forces and Multi-National Forces
from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat
Team) detained 20 suspected insurgents and seized a number of
weapons during operations in northern Iraq March 21 and 22.
Troops from 102nd Battalion, 22nd Brigade Iraqi Army and Soldiers
from 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment detained ten
individuals suspected of insurgent activity during a cordon and
search operation south of Mosul today. Suspects are in custody with
no ISF or MNF injuries reported.
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment detained eight
individuals suspected of insurgent activity during multiple
operations in Mosul yesterday. During a search the 1-24th also
discovered a weapons cache. The cache included three rocket
propelled grenade launchers, four RPG rounds, two RPK automatic
weapons, two AK-47s, an artillery round, and a hand grenade.
Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported. Weapons were
confiscated for future destruction.
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained two
individuals suspected of insurgent activity at a checkpoint in
southeastern Mosul yesterday. Suspects are in custody with no MNF
The Joint Coordination Center reported a call in tip from an Iraqi
citizen about a possible car bomb located in western Mosul. Military
officials are attributing a large part of the rise in successful
operations to the increased rate of call in tips like these.
Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from Task Force
Freedom continue to work together with leaders and citizens of Iraq
to help build and maintain a prosperous and democratic nation.
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