Skip to comments.16 suspected al-Qaeda terrorists captured
Posted on 07/28/2007 7:16:44 AM PDT by mdittmar
BAGHDAD, Iraq Coalition Forces detained 16 suspected terrorists during operations Saturday targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in north-central Iraq.
Two synchronized raids in Tarmiyah targeted senior terrorist leaders from the area. Coalition Forces captured a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq Sharia judge and his alleged advisor. Coalition Forces also detained three more suspected terrorists from the location.
In Samarra, Coalition Forces raided four buildings in search of an alleged key terrorist leader and close associate of the local al-Qaeda in Iraq emir. The ground forces captured the targeted individual, who is also an alleged bomb-maker and involved in kidnappings, assassinations and extortion operations. Four other suspected terrorists were detained with him.
Coalition Forces conducted two coordinated raids south of Tarmiyah targeting associates of high-level al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders. The ground forces detained six suspected terrorists for their ties to al-Qaeda in Iraq operations.
Al-Qaeda in Iraq has nowhere to hide, said Maj. Marc Young, an MNF-I spokesperson. We are continuously and relentlessly targeting their leaders and operatives to diminish their ability to carry out attacks against innocent Iraqis.
Our forces seem to be on a roll. So let’s roll
PRESIDENTS IRAQI SURGE CONTINUES TO SHOW GOOD PROGRESS
(Monday’s NYT Headline)
Bawahhhhh, sorry... couldn’t resist
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