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Task Force Liberty Soldiers seize weapons in north-central Iraq

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TIKRIT, Iraq – Task Force Liberty Soldiers seized a number of weapons during an operation and found a pair of weapons caches in north-central Iraq June 29.

The 3rd Brigade Combat Team conducted an operation in the Baqubah area, seizing three improvised explosive device firing devices, six rocket-propelled grenades, one machine gun, one sniper rifle and five AK-47 assault rifles.

Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team found a cache with 20 60mm mortar rounds and 36 57mm anti-aircraft rounds near Samarra .

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