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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: 04-01-65


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


WRAP UP OF 4TH ID'S ACTIVITIES

TIKRIT, Iraq - After obtaining information about corruption allegations against the police chief of the town of Tathrib, soldiers from Task Force Ironhorse searched his residence during the afternoon of Jan. 24.

The soldiers also located and confiscated five AK-47 assault rifles, one H & K automatic weapon, one SKS automatic weapon, 200 rounds of AK-47 ammunition and nine AK-47 full ammunition magazines. The chief was detained for further questioning.

During the evening of Jan. 24, Task Force Ironhorse soldiers raided a building in Mukayshifa in search of a reported grenade cache. The soldiers located and confiscated 220 hand grenades without incident. No one was detained.


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