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VCIED Found and Destroyed Near Ad Dujayl

Tikrit, Iraq
-Task Force Danger Soldiers discovered and destroyed a vehicle-concealed improvised explosive device (VCIED) near Ad Dujayl on January 15th.

An aviation weapons team observed the abandoned vehicle and coordinated ground forces to engage and destroy it. After the vehicle was not completely destroyed, the area was secured and four suspicious individuals were detained, questioned and released when it was determined they weren't involved or had no knowledge of the VCIED.

Explosives ordnance personnel destroyed the vehicle and explosives. The vehicle contained two 155mm high explosive rounds, two 122mm HE rounds, one 122mm HE round, one 122mm illumination round, 9 pounds of propellant and 35 14.5mm rounds.

Release #050116g

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