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Release A051019a

Tip leads Task Force Liberty to cache in Diyala Province

Multi-National Force-Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq – Task Force Liberty Soldiers followed a civilian tip to a cache of 85 anti-tank mines near Hamrin in Diyala Province at about 4:15 p.m. Oct. 18.

A local citizen was digging in the area when he uncovered the munitions and immediately reported it to Coalition Forces. The anti-tank mines discovered are of the same type recently used in IED attacks.

Task Force Liberty explosive ordnance personnel removed the munitions for future disposal.


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A local citizen in Hamrin unearthed a cache of 85 anti-tank mines and immediately reported it to Task Force Liberty Soldiers. Explosive ordnance disposal personnel took the munitions to a Coalition Forces base for future disposal. (US Army photos)


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