Iraqi security forces working with U.S. advisors arrested 10 suspects with ties to various terrorist organizations -- including al-Qaeda and Hezbollah -- in recent operations, military officials reported today.
Also on July 3, Iraqi forces andU.S. advisors searched in northwestern Baghdad for a suspected Jaysh al-Mahdi terrorist group member who allegedly is involved in sniper attacks, indirect-fire operations and bombing attacks against Iraqi and U.S. forces. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led Iraqi forces to identify and arrest five suspected criminal associates of the wanted man.
The suspected al-Qaeda inIraq member allegedly is involved in facilitating the movement, procurement and construction of vehicles for use as vehicle-borne bombs.
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