Multi-National Forces Capture Abu Ghraib IED Cell
BAGHDAD, Iraq – On Sept. 2, Multi-National Forces captured members of a terror cell who made and emplaced improvised explosive devices in and around the Abu Ghraib area.
Acting on multiple intelligence sources, Multi-National Forces raided a suspected terrorist location near the town of Al Amiriyah and captured Haytham Nafi' ‘Ali Husayn, (aka Haytham Attah) an improvised explosive device cell leader.
Pre-detention photos of
Haytham Atta and Wathaq
Haytham Attah purchased explosives and ordnance used to make IEDs for attacks against Iraqi Security and Coalition Forces. He also emplaced IEDs on the main roads in and around the Abu Ghraib area.
Wathiq Hamid ‘Abdallah Muhammad was also captured, who worked for Haytham Attah and assisted in the security and transport of IED materials between IED cells in the Abu Ghraib area and on attacks against Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition Forces.
Haytham Attah and Wathiq are detained and await trial before the Central Criminal Court of Iraq.
Source: Multi-National Force-Iraq
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