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Operation Eagle Dive II nets 33 suspected terrorists

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Saturday, 05 May 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070505-02
May 5, 2007

Operation Eagle Dive II nets 33 suspected terrorists
2nd BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI) PAO
Multi-National Division – Center PAO

YUSUFIYAH, Iraq – Coalition and Iraqi forces detained 33 suspected terrorists during a combat operation in Lutifiyah, Iraq April 26.

Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division in conjunction with 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) of Fort Drum, N.Y., detained the terrorists during Operation Eagle Dive II, an operation intended to deny planned attacks on Patrol Base Lutifiyah.

The suspects were captured in a house-to-house search. The detainees are being held for further questioning.

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