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Successful Security Force operations continue to stifle terrorists


MOSUL, Iraq
-Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) and Iraqi Security Forces detained a total of 18 suspected terrorist during operations in northern Iraq March 26 and 27.

Troops from 104th Battalion, 23rd Brigade Iraqi Army detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in eastern Mosul March 27. Suspects are in custody with no ISF injuries reported.

Multi-National Force Soldiers detained 11 individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a raid south of Al Quayyarah March 27. Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment detained three individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in Tal Afar March 27. On March 26, MNF Soldiers detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a raid south of Mosul. All suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Coordinated efforts between Iraqi Security Forces, Multi-National Forces and concerned citizens who provide tips for Security Forces have resulted in a trend toward improved security.

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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