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Release A050531b

Civilians lead Coalition forces Soldiers to caches near Mandeli

Multi-National Force-Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq – Two Iraqi civilians led Task Force Liberty Soldiers to three munitions caches southeast of Mandeli in Diyala Province at about 9:30 a.m. May 31.

A large of amount of mines, mortars and artillery rounds were recovered from the three sites, including 381 anti-personnel mines, 24 62mm mortar rounds and 11 rocket-propelled grenade rounds.

The munitions will be destroyed by Task Force Liberty explosive ordnance disposal personnel.

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Text for release and opsec review provided by the 42ND Infantry Division Public Affairs Office. For more information, please contact 42 ID PAO at fortysecond.id.pao@us.army.MIL .



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