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SENIOR AL-QAEDA LEADER CAPTURED IN BAGHDAD RAID

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Coalition Forces captured a senior al-Qaeda leader and two others during raid Sunday morning in Baghdad.

Coalition Forces identified the man as the gatekeeper to the al-Qaeda emir of Baghdad. He has alleged ties to several senior al-Qaeda members and is reportedly linked to a number of mass casualty vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attacks in the Baghdad area.

He was detained along with another known al-Qaeda VBIED cell leader and one other suspect.

"This is a significant step in our efforts to disrupt the VBIED network and their devastating attacks against the Iraqi people,"
said Lt. Col. Christopher Garver, MNF-I spokesperson.

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