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Terrorist dead, five suspects detained by MNF

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq -- Multi-national forces from Task Force Freedom killed one terrorist and detained five suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq July 4.

While patrolling in Tal Afar, Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment killed one terrorist attempting to place an improvised explosive device.

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, patrolling in northern Mosul , detained three individuals placing an IED.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity at a checkpoint in eastern Mosul .

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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