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US Troops, Iraqi Police Detain 50 Suspects in Baquba


U.S. military officials in Iraq say American soldiers and Iraqi police have detained more than 50 people during raids in search of insurgents around the city of Baquba, north of Baghdad.

A statement Sunday says a number of weapons were also found during Saturday's raids, around the towns of Buhriz and Hib Hib.

Elsewhere Saturday, at least 10 Iraqis and a U.S. Marine were killed in several insurgent attacks across the country.

In another development, Dinesh Dharmendra Rajaratnam, a Sri Lankan truck driver set free by Iraqi militants last week after he was kidnapped in October, returned home Sunday, where he was reunited with his family.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.