Security Forces seize a large number
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.
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