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Release A050523g

Security forces continue to apply pressure on terrorists

MOSUL , Iraq – Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained 12 suspected terrorists, and seized a weapons cache during operations in northern Iraq May 22.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment detained eight individuals suspected of terrorist activity during operations in western Mosul . A terrorist injured in the operation was taken to a local hospital and will be detained following treatment.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during cordon and search operations in eastern Mosul .

Soldiers from the 1-5th also seized a weapons cache during a separate search operation south of Mosul . The weapons were confiscated for future destruction.

Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

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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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