- Title: IRAQ: SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN A DAWN RAID IN BAQUBA
- Date: 7th November 2003
- Summary: (W5) MEYDAN, 45 KILOMETRES NORTH EAST OF BAQUBA (NOVEMBER 7, 2003) (REUTERS) 1. LV (EARLY DAWN SHOTS) EMPTY TOWN STREET 0.05 2. SV FAMILY WITH WEEPING CHILD EVACUATE HOUSE RAIDED BY U.S SOLDIERS 0.11 3. SV SOLDIERS SEARCHING HOUSE AND LOOKING DOWN FROM ROOFTOP (2 SHOTS) 0.38 4. SLV/SV/CI DETAINED MEN AND SOLDIER CHECKING THEIR HANDCUFFS (4 SHOTS) 1.00 5. SLV/SV (EARLY MORNING SHOTS) SOLDIERS ON FOOT PATROL (2 SHOTS) 1.09 6. SLV DETAINEES LINED UP NEAR ARMY JEEPS 1.15 7. SV SOLDIERS ESCORT DETAINEES 1.25 8. CU HANDCUFFED HANDS 1.29 9. SLV SUSPECTS HANDCUFFED WITH STRAPPED MOUTHS STANDING NEAR WALL 1.35 10. CU SUSPECT WITH STRAPPED MOUTH 1.42 11. MCU (English) COMMANDER OF UNIT588 U.S ARMY 4TH DIVISION MAJOR PUTCH GRAHAM SAYING "We are going after some arms dealers and some suspected terrorists training camps. We believe the individuals from that camp were down here in this town. We were able to do an earth mobile operation until we get the initial solid elements in. We believe they had observation points in the outline villages. So we were able to get the helicopters in and get the high value target seized and we were able to that in this case suspected arms dealer. Then we went methodically clearing out the city." 2.12 12. SLV NUMBER OF DETAINEES TAKEN INTO ARMY TRUCK 2.17 13. SV SUSPECT FALLING DOWN IN THE TRUCK 2.25 14. LAS SUSPECTS SITTING IN TRUCK 2.29 15. SV SOLDIER LOOKING AT DETAINEES RELATIVES 2.33 16. MCU WOMAN SHOUTING AT SOLDIERS, ASKING THEM WHY THEY HAVE TAKEN HER FOUR BROTHERS, SAYING THEY HAVEN'T DONE ANYTHING WRONG 2.42 17. SLV SOLDIERS HELP A BOY WITH A WOUND TO HIS THIGH ON A STRETCHER 2.49 18. CU/SV ARMY MEDIC CHECKS ON BOY (2 SHOTS) 2.59 19. CU/SV HANDCUFFED MEN WITH HOODS NO THEIR HEADS ON THE FLOOR/SOLDIER QUESTIONS HOODED SUSPECTS (2 SHOTS) 3.20 20. SLV NUMBER OF SOLDIER LEAVING IN ARMY HUMVEE 3.26 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
- Embargoed: 22nd November 2003 12:00
- Location: MAYDAN NEAR BAQUBA, IRAQ
- Country: Iraq
- Reuters ID: LVA13I91B36MGCK3LS0KV36M7FVD
- Story Text: Suspects were arrested in a dawn raid in Baquba, Iraq.
U.S. troops backed up by armoured vehicles raided a
village near the restive town of Baquba on Friday (November
7) and locals said the troops were hunting for Rashid Taan
Kazim, a former regional chairman of Saddam's Baath Party
who is number 49 on a U.S. list of the 55 most-wanted Iraqi
The raid ended without anybody on the most-wanted list
being captured, U.S. officers in the town northeast of
"We are going after some arms dealers and some suspected
terrorists training camps. We believe the individuals from
that camp were down here in this town," the commander of
the raid, from the U.S. 4th division, Putch Graham said.
A notorious arms dealer was among those detained in
the operation nicknamed Cyclone, U.S. military said.
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