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Release A051213f

Iraqi Soldiers seize weapons cache, detain 4 terrorists

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Searching house to house through a neighborhood in west Baghdad, Iraqi Soldiers discovered a bomb-making facility and a weapons cache Dec. 12.

Acting on a tip from an Iraqi citizen, Soldiers from the 1st Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division and Task Force Baghdad Soldiers discovered the cache, which included a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, a homemade grenade launcher, one 152 mm artillery round, three 107 mm artillery rounds, 25 120 mm artillery rounds, one 62 mm mortar round, 13 RPG rounds, two RPG fuses, three hand grenades, two crater charges, six sticks of C4 plastic explosive, a sniper rifle, one RPK machine gun, a stun gun, hundreds of feet of detonation cord, more than a dozen timing devices and assorted terrorist propaganda.

Iraqi Soldiers recovered all the items and cleared the site.

Iraqi Security Forces and Task Force Baghdad officials continue to encourage all Iraqi citizens to report suspicious behavior by e-mailing baghdadtipshotline@yahoo.com or calling one of the TIPS hotlines at 07901737723 or 07901737727.

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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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