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Release A050731a

Task Force Liberty Soldiers foil IED emplacement

Multi-National Force-Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq – Task Force Liberty Soldiers detained three terrorists after observing them attempting to emplace a roadside bomb in Samarra July 30.

A group of terrorists was trying to place a 155mm artillery round in a hole one of them had been digging earlier.

One terrorist was killed when the Soldiers engaged the group.

During a search of the area two 155 mm rounds, wire, and a cell phone were found inside a nearby car.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT 42ND INFANTRY DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT: fortysecond.id.pao@us.army.mil



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