Saturday, April 21, 2007

Polar Bears seize terrorists and weapons cache

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

RUSHDI MULLAH, Iraq — Coalition forces detained an 18 year-old terrorist and discovered a weapons cache along Route Malibu south of here March 24.
Scouts from the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment “Polar Bears,” 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) detained the terrorist and found the cache during a combat operation.
The scouts noticed two local national men emplacing an improvised explosive device along Route Malibu. The patrol engaged them with small arms fire.
One terrorist was wounded during the incident, both were captured.
The scouts then searched the area where they were emplacing the IED and found a cell phone, a shovel and copper wire.
The wounded terrorist was medically evacuated to Patrol Base Inchon for medical care.
Both are being held for further questioning.

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