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Release A050829b

Task Force Freedom detains six; seizes cache

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL , Iraq - Multi-National Forces from Task Force Freedom detained six additional suspected terrorists and seized another weapons cache Aug. 28.

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment seized a weapons cache in Mosul consisting of a one 60 mm mortar, several rifles including AK-47's, rocket propelled grenade launchers, rocket propelled grenades, rocket propelled grenade fuel rods, a box of grenades and ammunition in western Mosul. Soldiers confiscated the cache for future destruction.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained four individuals suspected of terrorist activity during separate operations in Tal Afar. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment detained two individuals suspected of terrorist activity in southern Mosul . Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

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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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