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Task Force Baghdad Soldiers find, detonate 3 IEDs

-- Three improvised explosive attacks failed after explosive ordinance disposal teams detonated three IED's on March 23.

In southeast Baghdad, Task Force Baghdad Soldiers found an explosive device described as an artillery shell in a box. An explosive ordinance disposal team was called in to detonate the IED. After detonating the device, the Soldiers unearthed a second round. The explosive ordinance team safely detonated the round.

In north Baghdad, an IED consisting of five silver cylinders with wires protruding out was discovered by Task Force Baghdad Soldiers. An explosive ordinance team safely set off the device.

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