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Weapons seized, terror suspects detained during overnight operations

MOSUL, Iraq – Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained four suspected terrorists and seized a number of weapons during operations in northern Iraq May 6 and 7.

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in northeastern Mosul May 7. Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment seized a weapons cache during a search operation west of Tal Afar. The cache included a mortar round, eight mortar fuses, and other mortar firing parts May 6. Weapons were confiscated for future destruction.

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


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