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IIF Patrols Find Mines and Rockets

Baghdad, Iraq
- Two battalions from the Iraqi Army's 7th Brigade, Iraqi Intervention Force (IIF), working with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force near Fallujah Jan. 20, found mines and rockets while on a security patrol.

Soldiers from the 16th Battalion conducted six security patrols, three listening, observation and civilian sensing patrols and found six mines and two 40mm rockets.

Soldiers from the 17th Battalion conducted one early morning patrol, four day patrols and found 40 rockets. The weapons were turned over to explosive ordinance disposal for destruction.

Iraqi Army and Multi-National Forces continue to work together throughout the country to supress anti-Iraqi forces violence and provide a safe environment for the Iraqi people.


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