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Release A051210f

U.S. patrol finds munitions cache along side of road

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Task Force Baghdad Soldiers on patrol discovered a large cache of munitions in southwest Baghdad Dec. 9.

The Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, found 180 40-millimeter rounds half-buried in the ground on the side of the road. The stockpile was in the vicinity of previous weapons cache sites discovered earlier by Task Force Baghdad Soldiers.

An explosive ordnance disposal team later destroyed the 180 rounds.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS PLANS AND OPERATIONS NCO, MASTER SGT DAVID ABRAMS AT: DAVID.ABRAMS@ID3.ARMY.MIL.

 



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