Monday, March 12, 2007

Iraqi Army Battalion discovers weapons cache

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

MAHMUDIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi Army Soldiers discovered an improvised explosive device and mortar round cache five kilometers northwest of Mahmudiyah, Iraq, March 11.
Soldiers from the 4th Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division discovered the cache at approximately 3:20 p.m.
The cache was comprised of seven 120mm mortar rounds, 68 82mm mortar rounds, 57 60mm mortar rounds, 44 blasting caps and one-half kilo of TNT.
The ordnance was destroyed in a controlled detonation.

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