Iraq captures insurgent leader north of Baghdad

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September 27, 2006 10:22




Iraqi security forces have arrested another leader of the 1920 Revolution Brigades, a group responsible for attacks and kidnappings, the General Command of the Armed Forces said Wednesday. The man was arrested Tuesday night in the village of al-Jazira, about 90 kilometers north of Baghdad on intelligence information, said Brig. Qassim al-Mussawi. The operation follows the arrest of another leader of the group and seven aides early Saturday in the same area. Authorities have not released the insurgents' names, citing security reasons.


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