Multi-National troops kill, arrest 246 insurgents in Baghdad -- spokesman BAGHDAD, April 8 (KUNA) -- Troops of the Multi-National Force (MNF) have recently captured and killed 246 terrorists in Baghdad, an official spokesman said on Sunday.
Qassem Atta, the official spokesman of the law enforcement plan, said at a news conference that the MNF troops killed 41 terrorists, arrested 232 others, in addition to 446 suspected insurgents, from March 27 to April 7.
Haitham Abdullah and Haider Rasheed, wanted for killing 900 people and wounding 4,000 others, were among the insurgents who were detained, he said.
The forces freed 26 kidnapped people and confiscated 104 chlorine tanks in Alatham area north of the capital.
Atta said his forces confiscated a large cache of concealed arms including 518 weapons, 198 explosives and 10 booby-trapped cars. (end) ahh.rmk KUNA 081653 Apr 07NNNN