U.S. Arrests 40 Iraqi Police

Iraqi authorities said late Sunday that U.S. forces raided an Interior Ministry building and arrested 40 policemen after discovering 17 non-Iraqi prisoners in the facility.

Police 1st Lt. Thayer Mahmoud said the arrested police were being held for investigation, but the reason was not known.

Mahmoud said the U.S. forces remained at the building and were guarding the 17 foreigners.