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Coalition nets 4 “terrorists” smuggling EFPs from Iran to Iraq

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Iran Focus: London, Jul. 27 – Coalition Forces captured four “suspected Special Groups terrorists affiliated with the Iranian lethal aide network” in a pre-dawn raid on Friday in the Iraqi village of Qasarin, Diyala Province, the U.S. military said. Iran Focus

London, Jul. 27 – Coalition Forces captured four “suspected Special Groups terrorists affiliated with the Iranian lethal aide network” in a pre-dawn raid on Friday in the Iraqi village of Qasarin, Diyala Province, the U.S. military said.

“Coalition Forces conducted a raid to capture or kill a highly-sought operative believed to be a senior leader of a weapons smuggling network”, said a statement by the Multi-National Force – Iraq (MNF-I).

“The captured terrorists are suspected of facilitating the transport of weapons and personnel from Iran into Iraq”, it said.

“Iranian influence is hindering the prospects of peace and stability in Iraq”, said Major Marc Young, an MNF-I spokesperson.

“The captured terrorists are also believed to have facilitated the flow of deadly Explosively Formed Projectiles (EFPs) into Iraq from Iran to be used against Coalition Forces”, the MNF-I statement said.

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