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Release A051013e

Security forces capture more suspected terrorists

Multi-National Force-Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq -- Multi-National Forces from Task Force Freedom detained 58 suspected terrorists and seized munitions during operations in northern Iraq Oct.10-13.

Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment detained six individuals suspected of terrorist activity and seized multiple weapons during separate operations in eastern Mosul Oct. 10 and Oct.12. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment detained 12 individuals suspected of terrorist activity and seized munitions during several operations in Mosul Oct. 11.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment detained an individual suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search operation in southern Mosul Oct. 10. On Oct.11, Soldiers from 1-17 Infantry detained 19 individuals suspected of terrorist activity during separate operations in Mosul.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained five individuals suspected of terrorist activity during separate operations in Tal Afar Oct. 10-11. Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment detained 13 individuals suspected of terrorist activity during separate cordons and searches in Tal Afar Oct. 12-13. Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained an individual suspected of terrorist activity during a cordon and search in Tal Afar Oct. 12. Soldiers from 2nd Squadron 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment detained an individual suspected of terrorist activity during a raid in Tal Afar Oct. 12. Suspects are in custody with no MNF injuries reported.

Iraqi security forces supported by Multi-National Forces continue successful operations aimed at defeating terrorists in an effort to provide safety and security to the citizens of the region.

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TEXT PROVIDED BY THE TASK FORCE FREEDOM, MULTINATIONAL FORCE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL



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