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Published:May 5th, 2007 10:40 EST
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33 suspected terrorists neted Operation Eagle Dive II

By SOP newswire

YUSUFIYAH, Iraq – Coalition and Iraqi forces detained 33 suspected terrorists during a combat operation in Lutifiyah, Iraq April 26.

Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division in conjunction with 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) of Fort Drum, N.Y., detained the terrorists during Operation Eagle Dive II, an operation intended to deny planned attacks on Patrol Base Lutifiyah.

The suspects were captured in a house-to-house search.
The detainees are being held for further questioning.

Operation Eagle Dive II nets 33 suspected terrorists
2nd BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI) PAO
Multi-National Division – Center PAO