14 Detained In Mosul

Fourteen people were detained in Mosul, Iraq, for anti-Iraqi activities and numerous weapons and munitions were confiscated.

January 10, 2005
Release Number: 05-01-46

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MULIT-NATIONAL FORCES DETAIN 14, CONFISCATE WEAPONS

MOSUL, Iraq — Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained 14 people wanted for anti-Iraqi activity and confiscated numerous weapons and munitions during operations in northern Iraq.

While conducting cordon and search operations the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, detained nine people wanted for anti-Iraqi activity early on Jan. 10 in Mosul. The suspects are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, detained five people wanted for anti-Iraqi activity during cordon and search operations in a village south of Mosul on Jan. 9.

During a search of the residence, Soldiers discovered two rifles, mortar charges and bomb-making equipment. The weapons and munitions were confiscated for future destruction. The suspects are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

FILED UNDER: Iraq War, Terrorism
Steve Verdon
About Steve Verdon
Steve has a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and attended graduate school at The George Washington University, leaving school shortly before staring work on his dissertation when his first child was born. He works in the energy industry and prior to that worked at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Division of Price Index and Number Research. He joined the staff at OTB in November 2004.

Comments

  1. hardy har har says:

    you mean they were detained for being “Iraqi”