Commando Operations Net 12 Suspects in Abu Ghraib District
Baghdad, Iraq -- Twelve suspected insurgents and several caches of weapons were taken by Soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division's 2nd "Commando" Brigade Combat Team during a series of raids in the Abu Ghraib district on Jan. 24.
The unit uncovered a variety of weapons and ammunition, including:
2 - 57mm rockets and tube launchers
2 - RPG launchers, boosters and high explosive rounds
3 - Blocks of C4 plastic explosive
3 - Canisters of PE4 plastic explosive
30 - Blasting caps
800 - RPK machine gun ammunition rounds
3 - 60mm mortar rounds
6 - 82mm mortar rounds
3 - 120mm mortar rounds
4 - SPG recoilless anti-tank rounds
6 - Iraqi police uniforms
The twelve suspects are being held for questioning.
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