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1st ID Soldiers Detain Two, Wound One

Tikrit, Iraq
-- First Infantry Division Soldiers detained two people after finding a mortar round in their vehicle about 10 p.m. on Jan. 22 near Tikrit.

The round was found in the floor of the vehicle and was wrapped with wire. A cordon was established and explosives ordnance personnel were requested. The location was secured and a checkpoint was established.

A second vehicle attempted to run the checkpoint about 10:20 p.m. and was engaged. The driver was injured and evacuated to the Tikrit Hospital.

Release #050123b

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