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IRAQI SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES, U.S. SPECIAL FORCES DETAIN SUSPECTED ROGUE JAM BATTALION COMMANDER, 1 SUSPECTED INSURGENT
BAGHDAD - Iraqi Special Operations Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained a suspected battalion commander of a rogue element of the Jaysh al Mahdi militia and one suspected insurgent during an intelligence-driven operation in Baghdad Aug. 27.
The suspected Shi’a extremist operates in Qhadirah, an area in Baghdad. Reports indicate he directs a group that targets Iraqi citizens for kidnapping and extrajudicial killings. The alleged leader also maintains connections to insurgents in the Hayani area, Baghdad and Basrah.
Intelligence indicates the targeted individual’s group is also responsible for emplacing explosively formed penetrators, or EFPs, in Sadr City targeting Iraqi and Coalition Forces.
The men are currently being detained for questioning for their involvement in criminal activities and the deaths of local citizens.
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No Iraqi or U.S. Special Forces were injured during the raid.