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  • Troops Capture Insurgents, Find Mortars in Iraq; Eight Soldiers Wounded

    06/05/2007 4:45:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 566+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 5, 2007 – Coalition forces detained 22 suspects, uncovered an enemy mortar system, and suffered eight non-lethal combat casualties in Iraq over the past three days, military officials reported. In raids targeting the al Qaeda network this morning, coalition forces detained 18 suspected terrorists. Intelligence used to locate the suspects was based on information gained from previous successful operations, officials said. Coalition forces raided four buildings associated with al Qaeda northeast of Fallujah this morning, rounding up 13 suspected terrorists. Military officials said the suspects have alleged ties to a cell that carries out car-bomb, sniper, and mortar...