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Release A050618e

Security Forces seize weapons, capture nine suspects

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq – Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) and Task Force Freedom detained nine suspected terrorists and seized a number of weapons during operations in northern Iraq June 17 and 18.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment detained eight individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in southern Mosul June 18. Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment detained one individual suspected of terrorist activity and seized weapons during a cordon and search operation in northeastern Mosul . Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment seized a weapons cache during a search operation east of Mosul . Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported. The weapons were confiscated for future destruction.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment seized a weapons cache during a search operation in Tal Afar June 18. The weapons were confiscated for future destruction.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT TASK FORCE FREEDOM, MULTINATIONAL FORCE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT: ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL

 



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