Seven detained near Hawija
TIKRIT, Iraq - Task Force Liberty Soldiers detained seven
people suspected of a rocket attack near a Coalition Forces base
near Hawija about 3:30 p.m., March 29.
The TF Liberty combat patrol was investigating the suspected point
of origin of the attack when it detained five people in a vehicle.
They were in possession of a video camera containing footage of
terrorists firing mortars, a pamphlet on firing mortars, and mortar
and rocket firing data. Two others were detained near the Coalition
Forces base and are suspected of observing the impact of the rocket
"Task Force Liberty Soldiers and our Iraqi partners will
aggressively pursue these terrorists and criminals," said Maj. Gen.
Joseph Taluto, commander of the 42nd Infantry Division and the
Coalition Task Force in north-central Iraq. "We will visit these
places where attacks come from." The terrorists "captured near
Hawija are just a few among the many that we will kill or capture to
establish a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people."
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