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Tip Leads Base Security to Bomb Site Near Camp Taji

Camp Liberty, Baghdad, Iraq
- Thanks to a tip from a local resident, Task Force Baghdad Soldiers guarding the perimeter at Camp Taji discovered an improvised explosive device (IED) nearby.

Members of the 1st Battalion, 206th Field Artillery Regiment discovered the IED at approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday. After receiving the warning, they discovered a 155mm artillery round with blasting caps and wires.

The unit notified an explosive ordnance team, which secured the round for disposal.

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