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Multi-National Forces seize weapons cache

MOSUL, Iraq – Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) seized a large weapons cache during an operation in northern Iraq May 12.

Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment seized a weapons cache during a cordon and search operation southwest of Qayyarah. The cache included 16 rocket propelled grenade rounds, a mortar round, one case of fuses, two bags of charges, one pound of C4 explosives, and a case of ammunition. Weapons and ammunition were confiscated for future destruction.

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


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