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Release A051206i

Raid results in cache discoveries

Multi-National Force-Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq – A combined cordon and search mission was conducted by Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division and Daquq police, in the village of Simaqa in Kirkuk Province.

The operation yielded four separate weapons caches containing various rockets, mortars, ammunition, bombs and surface-to-air missiles. All the items have been secured by the Iraqi police.

Sixteen people were also detained during the search. They are in the custody of the Iraqi Police as well.


For more information, please contact the 101st AIRBORNE DIVISION Public Affairs Office at EDWARD.LOOMIS@US.ARMY.MIL


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