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Sunday, August 06, 2006

Coalition Forces successfully target terrorist in Baghdad

Release Date: 8/1/2006
Release Number: 06-08-01PL
Created at 8/1/2006 6:29 AM by Sharbe L. Clark
Last modified at 8/1/2006 6:29 AM by Sharbe L. Clark

Description: BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition forces successfully targeted and killed a wanted terrorist during a raid in Baghdad July 26[, 2006].

The raid targeted an al-Qaida in Iraq terrorist leader who is known for vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attacks against Iraqi civilians, security forces and Coalition troops.

This individual was a known bomb maker and weapons dealer and had significant links to several high level al–Qaida in Iraq leaders.

Reliable and credible intelligence led the assault force to the exact location of the targeted terrorist. The individual was armed and fired at the assault force. The troops returned fire and killed him.

Upon securing the site, the troops found bomb making material, explosives, ammunition and several radios.

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H/t to V/R, Spc. Patrick Ziegler, U.S. Central Command, Public Affairs.

Category: Press Release.
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