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U.S. Troops Arrest Copter Attack Suspects

U.S. troops have arrested six Iraqis suspected in attacks against U.S. helicopters, including at least two allegedly involved in last week’s downing of a Black Hawk that killed all six Americans on board, officials said Friday. U.S. troops captured the six during a series of nighttime raids between Tuesday and Friday in Tikrit, Saddam Hussein’s hometown. The military said the first two are suspected of involvement in the Nov. 7 downing of the Black Hawk in Tikrit. Lt. Col. Steven Russel, a battalion commander with the 4th Infantry Division, said the other four were involved in attacks against American helicopters but did specify which ones. “We were targeting individuals believed to be involved in the shooting down of U.S. aircraft, helicopters,” Russel told The Associated Press Television News. One of those arrested was a police officer issued a badge by coalition forces, he said. Full Story

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