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Two Insurgents Killed; 7 Individuals Detained at IED Site

Tikrit, Iraq
- Two insurgents were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated prematurely at about 2:00 p.m. on January 19 near Balad Ruz. Iraqi Police detained seven individuals believed to be involved. Task Force Danger Soldiers discovered IED materials at the site consisting of six blasting caps, nine one-pound blocks of TNT, seven RPG warheads, three RPG propellants, one roll of electrical wire and two 6-volt batteries. Explosive Ordnance personnel disposed of the materials.
   
 

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