Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Wolverine Squadron finds cache near Radwaniyah

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

RADWANIYAH, Iraq — Coalition soldiers discovered a weapons cache along the main highway into Baghdad, Mar. 5.
Troop A, 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, “Wolverines” found the cache near the village of Radwaniyah, adjacent to the western side of the Baghdad International Airport.
The cache contained ten fragmentation hand grenades, 165 mortar primers, eight 12.7 mm machinegun rounds, two bags of bulk explosives with blasting caps, a box with 100 blasting caps, 1,000 9 mm pistol rounds, six hand grenade fuses, a bag of plastic explosives, 1,000 AK-47 rounds and an improvised explosive devise.
The ammunition and explosives were collected and destroyed by an explosive ordinance detachment.

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