BAGHDAD, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- Nine suspects believed to be associated with
Hezbollah organization were detained in the past 24 hours during raid
operations executed by Multi-National Forces (MNF) north of Baghdad, the MNF
said in a statement Tuesday.
According to information given by suspects in custody, the MNF forces
detained an activist, believed to be a major leader involved in smuggling
weapons and fighters across the Iraq-Iran border along with three associates,
the statement added.
In a separate operation in the Baghdad district of Al-Adhamiyah, the MNF
forces arrested "another suspected terrorist with two accomplices who were
said to be involved in manufacturing improvised explosive devices and rocket
The MNF forces also caught another Hezbollah element who designed the
organization electronic website and coordinated propaganda.
The MNF believe these groups are receiving funding and logistics support
They are also believed to receive guidance from the Iranian Revolutionary
Guard Corps -- Quds Force, the statement said.(end)
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