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Multi-National Forces Confiscate Weapons, Detain 5

Mosul, Iraq
-- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), confiscated weapon, ammunition and bomb equipment and detained five people during operations in northern Iraq on Jan. 12.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, discovered a cache of weapons and ammunition at a house south of Mosul during cordon and search operations. The 1-5th also detained three people suspected of being associated with the cache. The suspects are in custody with no Multi-National Forces injuries reported.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, discovered a large amount of dynamite in a vehicle they stopped at a checkpoint in Hammam Al Alil. The two vehicle passengers were detained and remain in custody. No Multi-National Forces injuries were reported.

Military officials have said although the Mosul area is not completely safe, with each seizure and removal of dangerous weapons the situations is becoming safer.

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