Operation Turki Bowl
January 4-13, 2007
U.S. and Iraqi forces killed 100 enemies, detained 50, and dismantled a large enemy group during Operation Turki Bowl.
The operation, conducted from Jan. 4 to 13, 2007, occurred south of Balad Ruz in the Turki Village, Tuwilla and 30 Tamuz areas of the province. During the operation, U.S. Army and Iraqi soldiers isolated and defeated an enemy group known as "The Council", a group of extreamists that have been attacking civilians.
The council killed as many as 39 civilians in one kidnapping and mass murder in November.