Saturday, January 06, 2007

U.S. and Iraqi troops detain two, find cache

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

AL RASHEED, Iraq — Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division and the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), along with the Al Rasheed Iraqi police detained two suspected terrorists and found improvised explosive device-making materials during an operation in here Jan. 1.
The operation was conducted following a tip identifying a possible IED cell based out of Al Rasheed.
The troops and Iraqi police found bomb-making materials in an Al Rasheed residence. The items uncovered included two shovels, electronic circuit boards, various wires and telephone, cell phones and radio parts. The radio and phone parts were consistent with those typically used in fabricating remote-controlled IED detonators. Two gas masks were also found in the house.
The detainees were taken into custody for further questioning.

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