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Release A050804b

Task Force Freedom detains 28 in northern Iraq

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq – Multi-National Forces from Task Force Freedom detained 28 suspected terrorists and responded to an attack against Iraqi Police during operations in northern Iraq Aug. 3 and 4.

Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained 15 individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation northwest of Tal Afar Aug. 4.

August 3, Soldiers from the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment engaged and killed terrorists who were attacking Iraqi Police in Tal Afar.

No MNF injuries were reported during the attack.

Also Aug. 3, Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity after an improvised explosive device attack targeted their patrol in eastern Mosul .

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during two separate operations in Rawah and Mosul .

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14 Cavalry Regiment detained three individuals suspected of terrorist activity at a checkpoint near Rawah.

Soldiers from 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity while patrolling near the Syrian border.

Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

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

 



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