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Twenty-two detained near Bayji

TIKRIT, Iraq – Task Force Liberty Soldiers detained 22 suspects involved in an indirect fire attack on a Coalition Forces base near Bayji after 9 p.m. May 4.
After one round impacted outside the base, a Task Force Liberty helicopter observed two vehicles at the attack’s point of origin. The helicopter kept the vehicles under observation until a combat patrol from the 1st Brigade Combat Team arrived and detained the suspects.
Task Force Liberty Soldiers confiscated one dump truck, one automobile, one 122 mm rocket, one hand-held global positioning system, one timer and one electrical meter.
No Task Force Liberty Soldiers were injured in the incident.

For additional information concerning this release, contact 42nd Infantry Division PAO at

Release #050505a

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