US captures 3 suspected bomb-makers near Baghdad

March 11, 2007 08:19

US and Iraqi forces captured three suspected members of a bomb-making cell north of Baghdad, the US military said Sunday. The men were detained during an air assault Saturday in Tarmiyah, north of Baghdad, the US military said in a statement. The suspects were accused of planting roadside bombs and car bombs in attacks on American and Iraqi troops, it said. Also Sunday, the US military announced the capture of a suspected financier of insurgents in Kirkuk province. The suspect was taken into custody last Wednesday, another statement said.

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