WASHINGTON, May 21, 2010 – Iraqi security forces arrested eight suspected terrorists in recent combined operations in Iraq with U.S. advisors, military officials reported.
South of Tikrit today, Iraqi forces and U.S. advisors searching for a suspected senior al-Qaida in Iraq leader who’s allegedly involved in planning and executing high-profile attacks arrested three suspected criminal associates of the wanted man.
In Mosul yesterday, Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors searching for a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq leader allegedly involved in distributing funds to other members of the terror organization in the city arrested one his suspected associates.
Also yesterday, Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors arrested a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq member and three criminal associates west of Mosul.
Compiled from U.S. Forces Iraq News Releases