MND-Center Soldiers capture weapons trafficker (Baghdad)
Sunday, 06 January 2008
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20080106-09
January 6, 2008
MND-Center Soldiers capture weapons trafficker
4th BCT, 3rd Inf. Div. PAO Multi-National Division – Center PAO
FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq – A suspected distributor of car bombs and a weapons trafficker for al-Qaeda in Iraq was captured 25 miles south of Baghdad Jan. 1.
The detainee is the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division’s No. 1 most wanted individual.
Prior to the raid, Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, part of Task Force 1-76 out of FOB Kalsu, watched the target for hours with a Predator drone and OH-58D Kiowa observation helicopters.
Shortly after the individual stopped at his house, Soldiers from Co. B boarded helicopters and landed in a field next to the house. Within minutes, the target was in custody.
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