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Release A051210c

More detained as a result of Operation Able Rising Force

Multi-National Force-Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq – In an update to the results of military operations conducted Dec. 9, Operation Able Rising Force netted additional detainees, for a total of 52 detainees in police custody, including the seven reported Dec. 8.

The operation was a combined effort between Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division, local police and troops from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

Occurring in Khadisia, about eight kilometers north of Tikrit, Operation Able Rising Force was set up to locate and detain suspected terrorists. Among the 52 detainees were three terrorists wanted for IED attacks against civilians and the military.


For more information, please contact the 101st AIRBORNE DIVISION Public Affairs Office at EDWARD.LOOMIS@US.ARMY.MIL


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