Sunday, May 06, 2007

Iraqi soldiers find VBIED in Mahmudiyah area

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

MAHMUDIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi soldiers discovered a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Mahmudiyah today.
Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division noticed the VBIED along a highway in north Mahmudiyah.
Upon discovery of the VBIED, 2-4-6 IA soldiers contacted the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) from Fort Drum, N.Y., who then cordoned off the area and escorted the explosive ordnance disposal team to the site.
The EOD team executed a controlled detonation of the VBIED.
The incident is under investigation.

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