Mosul citizen's tip leads to weapons cache discovery
MOSUL , Iraq – Coalition forces from Task Force Freedom discovered a weapons cache in Tel Kheif Aug. 28.
Led by an Iraqi citizen, Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment discovered rocket propelled grenade launchers and rounds, a mortar system, 20 grenades, many rifles, thousands of rounds of ammunition, hundreds of fuses, flak vests, and nuclear, biological and chemical protective masks. The items in the cache appeared to be brand new, as they were sealed in plastic shipping containers.
The cache was confiscated for future destruction.
Security forces continue on the offensive to suppress terror operations. Coordinated efforts of Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition forces from Task Force Freedom are leading to the arrest of terrorists and criminals responsible for attacks against innocent Iraqi citizens.
Anyone with information on anti-Iraqi insurgent activities should call the Joint Coordination Center 's telephone numbers at 513462 or 07701623300.
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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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