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Release A050829a

Task Force Freedom nabs 11 suspects

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq – Multi-National Forces from Task Force Freedom detained 11 suspected terrorists Aug. 28.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity and seized weapons from a vehicle during separate operations in southern Mosul .

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon-and-search operation in northern Mosul .

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity and seized a cache of improvised explosive device making materials during a raid in northern Mosul . The cache was confiscated for future destruction. Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained one individual suspected of terrorist activity.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT MULTINATIONAL BRIGADE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL .



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