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Security measures continue to yield weapons and terror suspects

MOSUL, Iraq -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained 17 suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq May 10 and May 11.

Troops from the 22nd Battalion, 6th Brigade Iraqi Intervention Force alongside Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in western Mosul. Iraqi Police arrested two curfew violators while patrolling in southern Mosul. Troops from the 3rd Division Iraqi Army detained an individual suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation northeast of Tal Afar. Suspects are in custody with no ISF or MNF injuries reported.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation southwest of Tal Afar. Multi-National Force Soldiers detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation west of Tal Afar. Soldiers from the 1-24th detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity during cordon and search operations in western Mosul. Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

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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