UPDATE - Task Force Freedom Soldiers find chemical production facility
MOSUL, Iraq - Coalition Forces continue to analyze chemical samples found in the chemical production facility and storage site in Mosul on Aug. 9. Specially trained reconnaissance units collected the samples, which are initially being tested in Iraq and then sent to the U.S. for confirmation. Early indications are that some of the chemicals are accelerants, which can be used in explosive devices. Additional analysis of the chemical production facility continues. Coalition Forces and Iraqi security forces also continue to investigate additional intelligence information.
For more information, contact Multi-National Corps – Iraq Public Affairs at mnf-ipaovictorymainJOC@iraq.centcom.mil
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