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Release A050913e

Coalition Forces detain known terrorist in Haditha

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Baghdad , Iraq -- Coalition Forces captured a known terrorist during a raid in Haditha Sept. 13 at approximately 2:30 a.m.

The terrorist, known to have connections with senior leaders of al-Qaida in Iraq , was captured at a safe house without incident.

During the operation, terrorists associated with the detainee converged on the safe house. Coalition Forces engaged the terrorists and called in close air support. Coalition aircraft destroyed one of the vehicles being used by one of the terrorists.

Four Terrorists were killed during the engagements.

There were no Coalition Forces casualties.

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