7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
World News

Al Qaeda leaders caught

BAGHDAD: Four leaders of three Al Qaeda linked groups were captured in a US-Iraqi operation on Monday that netted 67 suspected insurgents in Dura district of Baghdad.

The four face charges of murder, assassination, beheadings, bombings and attacks against security forces.

The other 63 detainees are still being questioned to determine their role in violence in Dura.

Those arrested form part of the leadership of the Ansar Al Sunna group, Tawhid Wal Jihad (Unity and Holy War), and Ansar Al Islam.

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