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Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Joint raid captures insurgents in Jurf As Sakhr

Iraqi Army and Coalition Soldiers conducted a joint raid and captured two insurgents in Jurf As Sakhr, Saturday night.

Iraqi Army soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 8th Iraqi army division conducted the raid, while Paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 501st Airborne Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division provided a cordon and security for the soldiers.

The men were wanted in connection with attacks against the local Iraqi Security Forces in the area.

After the arrests were made, the Iraqi army turned over the detainees to the Iraqi Police for further questioning and to await trial.


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