IRAQ: Multi-National Forces detain 22

MOSUL, Iraq — Multi-National Force Soldiers from the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team,) detained 22 people in northern Iraq Feb. 5.

Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade, 21st Infantry Regiment, detained 13 people suspected of terrorist activities in northern Mosul. Multi-National Force Soldiers also detained nine people suspected of terrorist activities during a raid south of Mosul. Suspects are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

Iraqi Security Force and Multi-National Force operations in the Ninewa Province and the Mosul area resulted in a safe election day during which thousands of Iraqi citizens exercised their right to vote, influenced their future and proved the terrorists to be in the minority. Since Jan. 5, Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces have detained 430 people and confiscated numerous weapons and munitions.聽

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