Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Continuing Dirtbag Roundup

BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has captured numerous insurgents and explosive material.

U.S. officials said Iraqi and U.S. military forces completed two days of operations last week and seized dozens of insurgents. The officials said several missions were launched, including that by the Interior Ministry.

Altogether, Iraqi and U.S. soldiers captured 33 insurgency suspects, seized two million Iraqi dinars and confiscated bomb-making material on June 8 and 9. Officials said that in one operation the Iraqi Interior Ministry's Wolf Brigade rounded up 23 suspects.

On Saturday, U.S. troops and aircraft launched another major operation near the Syrian border. The military said about 40 insurgents were killed.

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