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Soldiers Detain Suspect at Baghdad Checkpoint

Baghdad, Iraq
-- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers found two rifles, ammunition, explosives and a large amount of U.S. money in one vehicle, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Jan 12, at a checkpoint in northern Baghdad.

The driver of the vehicle containing the weapons was detained.

But when the Soldiers began to escort the detainee, he attempted to drive away in his vehicle. The detainee hit another vehicle and flipped over.

The detainee and the driver of the other vehicle were both injured.

This incident is under investigation.

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