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Anti-terrorist Operation COBWEB

CAMP ECHO, Iraq -- Soldiers from Multi-National Divison Central-South conducted Operation COBWEB to find and capture anti-Iraqi forces in the north part of Wasit province from May 6 - 10.

Soldiers from the 1st Polish Brigade Combat Team, the 8th Iraqi Division and the 19th Iraqi Brigade participated in this operation.

As a result of the operation, the terrorists group that organized terrorist attacks in the south of Baghdad city were liquidated.

Twenty-nine terrorists have been detained, forty kinds of guns have been confiscated and explosive materials have been found. Clockwork time fuses, propaganda materials, including films that show executions of some Iraqi Internal Ministry officials, and other materials concerning anti-coalition and anti-Iraqi administration activities were also found.

Along with detainees, some uniforms which were used during executions, were found.

For more information, please contact the Public Information Office of Multi-National Division Central-South, at Thuraya 00 873 762 197 788 or e-mail or visit their website at

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