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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

January 26, 2004
Release Number: 04-01-68


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


4TH ID'S 24-HOUR ACTIVITY

TIKRIT, Iraq - Soldiers from 4th Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse, over the past 24 hours, conducted 172 patrols, six raids and captured 60 individuals. Seventeen of the patrols were joint operations conducted with the Iraqi Police, the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps and the Border Guard in order to continually improve the safety and standard of living of the Iraqi people.

Weapons and equipment confiscated in raids and patrols throughout the Task Force Ironhorse area of operations include 66 AK-47 assault rifles, seven rifles, one pistol, one machine gun, 280 grenades, 100 mortar rounds, ten pounds of artillery propellant, one SA-8 and two SA-3 missiles, one 132 mm rocket and three improvised explosive devices (IEDs).


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