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Release A050826a

Iraqi security forces, Coalition forces detain 16 in Mosul

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq – Iraqi security forces and Coalition forces from Task Force Freedom detained 16 suspected terrorists Aug. 25 and 26.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity in western Mosul. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity and discovered weapons, ammunition, and explosives during separate operations in eastern Mosul. Suspects are in custody with no Coalition or Iraqi security forces injuries reported.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment detained nine individuals suspected of terrorist activity at a checkpoint in Rawah. Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained one individual suspected of terrorist activity during a raid east of Tal Afar. Suspects are in custody with no Coalition injuries reported.

One suspected terrorist was killed by Iraqi Police in an exchange of small-arms fire in Mosul.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL.



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