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Security Forces seize a large number of weapons

 

MOSUL, Iraq -- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) seized three large weapons caches during operations in northern Iraq March 25.

Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, discovered a large weapons cache during a search operation in Tal Afar. The cache included 37 mortar rounds, 50 mortar fuses, a rocket propelled grenade round, RPG parts, and a blasting cap. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, discovered another weapons cache in Tal Afar while conducting a search operation. The cache included 40 mortar rounds and 50 mortar fuses. Both caches were confiscated for future destruction.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, seized a number of weapons from a vehicle during a search operation in western Mosul. The weapons seized included an RPG, four RPG rounds, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. The weapons and ammunition were confiscated for future destruction.
 

TEXT PROVIDED BY THE TASK FORCE FREEDOM, MULTINATIONAL BRIGADE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL


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