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Members of the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps (ICDC) and US Army (USA) Soldiers, Alpha Company (A CO) 2-6 Infantry Division (ID), apprehend Imam Adris Omar at the Monther Al Shawi Mosque, in the Salhiya neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Due to prior statements against Coalition Forces, Imam Adris Omar is in violation of Coalition Provisional Authority's public notice regarding public incitement to violence and disorder dated June 5, 2003. The notice states: anyone making a prohibited pronouncement in public place will be subject to immediate detention by Coalition Provisional Authority security forces

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Members of the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps (ICDC) and US Army (USA) Soldiers, Alpha Company (A CO) 2-6 Infantry Division (ID), apprehend Imam Adris Omar at the Monther Al Shawi Mosque, in the Salhiya neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Due to prior statements against Coalition Forces, Imam Adris Omar is in violation of Coalition Provisional Authority's public notice regarding public incitement to violence and disorder dated June 5, 2003. The notice states: anyone making a prohibited pronouncement in public place will be subject to immediate detention by Coalition Provisional Authority security forces

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Base: Baghdad International Airport

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Major Command Shown: Alpha Company, 2-6 Infantry Divi

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Stacy L. Pearsall, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Iraq War aka Operation IRAQI FREEDOM was the 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by U.S. Army General Tommy Franks, under the code-name "Operation Iraqi Freedom". 248,000 soldiers from the United States, 45,000 British soldiers, 2,000 Australian soldiers and 194 Polish soldiers from Special Forces unit GROM sent to Kuwait for the invasion. The invasion force was also supported by Iraqi Kurdish militia troops, estimated to number upwards of 70,000.

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28/12/2003
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