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Task Force Baghdad Soldiers detain 15 terror suspects

BAGHDAD, Iraq – Task Force Baghdad Soldiers continued to remove weapons and terror suspects from the streets by conducting operations throughout the city May 17.

Task Force Baghdad Soldiers captured 13 suspected terrorists in three early morning raids carried out in west and central Baghdad.

One of the suspects was specifically targeted for possible involvement in a terror cell in central Baghdad.

Later in the day, U.S. Soldiers arrested two more suspects in central Baghdad. The Soldiers came upon the men in a parked car on a major highway. When the unit searched the vehicle they found traces of explosives, nearly $1,000 in U.S. currency and a large amount of terrorist propaganda.

The suspects were detained for questioning.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT: TaskForceBaghdadPAO@id3.army.mil


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