BAGHDAD, July 3 (KUNA) -- Iraqi troops have detained a senior official and operator in Al-Qaeda network in Karrada, central Baghdad, during a military operation, the Multi-National Force (MNF) said in a statement on Tuesday.
Iraqi Special Operations Forces detained the alleged Al Qaeda Emir in Karrada during the operation, carried out June 28, it said.
The statement revealed neither his name nor his nationality, but it was proven that he was involved in plotting armed attacks against Iraqi and Coalition Forces, The Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) also confiscated rifles, ammunition, cell phones, handcuffs, identification cards and documents from the residence where the targeted individual was located. (end) mhg.sab KUNA 031217 Jul 07NNNN