War on Terrorism

Friday, May 28, 2010

Iraqis Arrest 5 Terrorism Suspects

Compiled from U.S. Forces Iraq News Releases

May 28, 2010 - Iraqi security forces arrested four terrorism suspects today during three combined operations conducted with U.S. advisors.

In northwestern Baghdad, Iraqi forces arrested a suspected criminal associate during an operation seeking a Promised Day Brigade terrorist group leader who allegedly is involved in sniper, indirect-fire and roadside-bomb attacks against Iraqi and coalition forces.

Meanwhile, in western Baghdad, Iraqi forces arrested three suspected criminal associates while seeking an al-Qaida in Iraq leader who allegedly is involved in high-profile vehicle-bomb attacks and has ties to senior leadership of the terror organization. A combined operation in western Mosul targeting an al-Qaida in Iraq leader who allegedly is in charge of security for the terror organization and has close ties to its senior leadership led to the arrest of a suspected criminal associate of the wanted man.

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