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April 26, 2004
Release Number: 04-04-23


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TF DANGER SOLDIERS CAPTURE ANTI-COALITION SUSPECTS, WEAPONS CACHES

TIKRIT, Iraq - Task Force Danger Soldiers detained 19 anti-Coalition suspects and captured three weapons caches in north central Iraq April 24.

Soldiers detained 17 suspects near Tikrit around 11:54 a.m. as they loaded fuses into a truck containing 30 mortar and artillery rounds. More than 2,400 additional rounds were found buried nearby.

Soldiers detained another two suspects near Tikrit around 1 p.m., confiscating 60 mortar and artillery rounds.

Finally, Soldiers found and destroyed a cache of artillery rounds near Dibis around 3:19 p.m.

The suspects were transported to Coalition facilities for questioning.

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