Diyala raid
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Diyala raid

Diyala raid
A U.S. Army soldier from the Ghostrider Company, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment throws a smoke grenade during Operation Phantom Phoenix in the village of Abu Musa in the volatile Diyala province, about 60 miles north of Baghdad. About 4,000 U.S. and Iraqi troops descended on the province Tuesday as part of a campaign to put new pressure on insurgents nationwide. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
Diyala raid
A soldier from Ghostrider Company, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment runs through smoke from a smoke grenade. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
Diyala raid
A woman cries as she talks to a soldier as other members of Ghostrider Company, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment search a home in Abu Musa. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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Iraqi children watch through a window as U.S. soldiers search their home. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
Diyala raid
Women wait outside as their home in Abu Musa is searched. U.S. military officials believe many insurgents settled in Diyala province after being forced out of Baghdad and Anbar province in the west. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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An Iraqi wounded by an explosion gets help from U.S. soldiers in the village of Sinsil in Diyala province. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
Diyala raid
Iraqis wait as a U.S. soldier from Blackfoot Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment searches their home in the village of Sinsil. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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A U.S. soldier detains a suspect in Sinsil. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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U.S. soldiers from the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, stand guard around an armored vehicle damaged by a roadside bomb in Sinsil. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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A suspect is interrogated during the raid. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
Diyala raid
A U.S. soldier naps as his unit keeps watch from a rooftop in Sinsil. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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A U.S. soldier adjusts his night-vision goggles while searching a home. (Marko Drobnjakovic / Associated Press)
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