Saturday, October 20, 2007

Iraq update October 20, 2007

From MNF-I - Soldiers show zero tolerance for attacks in Adhamiyah
  • BAGHDAD — If the people in the Adhamiyah District’s Abu Hanifa Market hadn’t already heard about the afternoon’s grenade attack on a U.S. Soldier, they heard about it when Lt. Col. Jeff Broadwater showed up.
Another from MNF-I - Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda: 11 killed, two detained
  • BAGHDAD — Coalition forces killed 11 terrorists and detained two suspects during an operation Oct. 15-18 near Samarra along theTigris River Valley.
And, also from MNF-I - Raids result in capture of suspected Al Qaeda leaders (Baghdad)
  • BAGHDAD – In a series of early morning raids Oct. 20, Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers killed one and captured several other individuals who are believed to be ranking members of Al Qaeda in Iraq terrorist cells operating in Doura, a southern district in the Iraqi capital.

MNF-I - Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces detain three suspected terrorists

  • TAJI, Iraq – Iraqi Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained two suspected terrorist leaders during two simultaneous intelligence-driven raids earlier this week in Northern Iraq.

And lastly, also from MNF-I - Odierno calls on safety team to help cut non-combat deaths
  • BAGHDAD — An Army safety team soon will wrap up its month-long analysis conducted at the Multi-National Corps Iraq commander’s request to find ways to stop the recent uptake in non-combat injuries and fatalities among deployed troops.

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