Friday, January 26, 2007

Three detained, weapons found during Operation Black Eagle II

2nd BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI) Public Affairs

RUSHDI MULLAH, Iraq — Coalition forces detained three suspected terrorists and found weapons during a combat operation in Mahmudiyah, Iraq Jan. 23.
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) worked with troops from the 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division during Operation Black Eagle II, aimed at denying anti-Iraqi forces sanctuary within the Mahmudiyah area.
During the operation, the Soldiers detained three suspected terrorists for suspicious activity. Weapons found during the operation included two AK-47 bandoleers and two Katusha rocket casings.
The suspects are being held for further questioning.

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