Thursday, January 18, 2007

Six suspected terrorists detained

2nd BCT, 2nd Inf. Div. Public Affairs
BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division Baghdad Soldiers captured six suspected insurgents and recovered a large weapons cache Jan. 15 during an security operation in East Baghdad.
The Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division conducted precision raids to arrest known terrorists while providing security to the area disrupting insurgent activities.
Seized weapons included a sniper rifle with scope, 26 magazines, three hand grenades, two AK-47s, one nine-millimeter pistol, 10 shotgun shells, and an unknown amount of ammunition. Also recovered were $1,400, 13 million Iraqi dinar, and 100,000 Iranian riyals, as well as cellular phones, one citizens band radio, and one pair of handcuffs.
The six detainees are in U.S. military custody for questioning.

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