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Release A051208b

Combined effort successful in two separate searches

Multi-National Force-Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq – Iraqi Soldiers and Police along with U.S. troops, successfully conducted two separate operations that resulted in the capture 14 suspected terrorists early Dec. 8.

Operation Bulldawg Chariot, a joint mission with Soldiers from Iraq’s 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Army Division and 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, netted four suspected terrorists near Baqubah, located northwest of Baghdad.

A tip given by an Iraqi civilian led to the operation to nab the suspected terrorists who were responsible for harassing, threatening and intimidating local Iraqi civilian construction workers who are building a new prison facility.

In Khadasia, about eight kilometers northwest of Tikrit, Operation Able Rising Force unfolded with 10 suspected terrorists captured, including three who are wanted for IED attacks against local civilians and military. The operation consisted of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division, Iraqi Police from the area and Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL CORPS PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT VICTORYMAINJOC@IRAQ.CENTCOM.MIL



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