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Published:January 21st, 2008 16:44 EST
NPs detain two suspected extremists (West Rashid)

NPs detain two suspected extremists (West Rashid)

By SOP newswire

BAGHDAD – Iraqi Security Forces, responding to the sounds of rockets launching, arrested two suspected extremists in West Rashid, Jan. 19.

Iraqi policemen from 2nd Battalion, 5th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi National Police Division, arrived at an indirect fire launch site and briefly engaged three men with small arms. One suspected extremist fled in a vehicle, the two others were detained.

It is believed the men are connected to an indirect fire attack on the International Zone.

The alleged extremists were taken to a Coalition base for further questioning.

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