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Release A051103e

Cache seized, terrorists killed near Ramadi

Multi-National Force-Iraq

RAMADI, Iraq – Iraqi Army troops and Coalition engage terrorists and seized a cache during firefight Nov. 2 northeast of Ramadi.

Troops from the 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 7th Iraqi Army Division and Coalition forces engaged a group of 15 terrorists armed with AK-47s and RPG launchers when their patrol was attacked. Troops killed several terrorists during the engagement.

A vehicle loaded with a cache of ordnance was discovered in the vicinity of the initial attack. An inventory produced one machine gun, two automatic rifles, two RPG launchers, over 1,200 rounds of various small arms ammunition, 10 propellant sticks, two license plates, three Iraqi Army uniforms and some documents.

The contraband was turned over to authorities for further processing.

No injuries to Iraqi or Coalition troops were reported.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT LTC FRED WELLMAN, MULTI-NATIONAL SECURITY TRANSITION COMMAND-IRAQ PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT wellmanfp@mnstci.iraq.centcom.mil.

 



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