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Operation Babil Perimeter

April 28, 2006

Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division assisted by soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, performed a raid in the town of al-Hak during Operation Babil Perimeter early April 28.

Iraqi Army Soldiers conducted a search of homes in an effort to find suspected terrorists. They discovered two caches around the immediate area of al-Hak, which contained several munitions and weapons. After the initial search by the Iraqi Army Soldiers, MND-B soldiers used K-9 dogs and metal detectors and located two additional caches.

In total, Iraqi and MND-B Soldiers discovered bomb-making materials, triggering devices, a 152mm round, a 132mm round, three 82mm rounds, two PKC machine guns, an RPK, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher with two RPG rockets and a 57mm aerial rocket with an improvised launcher.