Iraq – Iraqi Forces Arrest 3 Suspected of Helping Terrorists


WASHINGTON – Iraqi security forces, with U.S. advisors, have arrested three suspected criminal associates of terrorist groups operating in Iraq, military officials said.

Iraqi forces arrested a suspected associate of the Kataib Hezballah terrorist network today during a combined security operation in Baghdad.

Iraqi forces and their U.S. advisors searched a building with a court warrant for a member of the group suspected in attacks against Iraqi and U.S. forces. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led them to identify and arrest a suspected associate of the wanted man.

On Aug. 4, Iraqi forces arrested two suspected al-Qaida in Iraq criminal associates near Tikrit.

Iraqi forces, working with U.S. advisors, searched several buildings with a court warrant for a suspected al_Qaida in Iraq leader responsible for bombing attacks against Iraqi and U.S. forces. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led Iraqi forces to identify and arrest two suspects.

Source:
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

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