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Release A050920d

Coalition Forces seize 7 terror suspects, weapons

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers captured five suspected terrorists near a checkpoint in east Baghdad just after noon Sept. 19.

Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat team, seized five AK-47 assault rifles from the suspects who were gathered at an intersection near the checkpoint.

The five terror suspects and their weapons were turned over to the Iraqi Police.

In other combat operations, Coalition Forces conducted an early-morning raid against a suspected terrorist safe house at 1 a.m. Sept. 20. The team captured two suspects believed to be involved in planning and conducting terrorist activities in the Hateen district of central Baghdad.

Both men were taken into custody for questioning.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS PLANS AND OPERATIONS NCO, SGT. FIRST CLASS DAVID ABRAMS AT: DAVID.ABRAMS@ID3.ARMY.MIL.



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