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Release A050719a

Operations south of Mosul detain 20, net weapons cache

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq –Task Force Freedom detained 20 suspected terrorists and seized a weapons cache during operations in northern Iraq July 18.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained 14 terror suspects during two separate operations in and near Tal Afar.

Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained two suspected terrorists following an attack on a military base south of Sinjar.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity while patrolling in southern Mosul .

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment detained two terror suspects during operations in Mosul and Rawah.

Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Soldiers from the 3-21st also seized a weapons cache during a search operation in northern Mosul .

The cache included numerous explosives detonators and various artillery rounds.

The weapons were confiscated for future destruction.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, PLEASE CONTACT THE MULTINATIONAL FORCE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE, AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL

 



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