MND-B Soldiers seize weapons caches north of Baghdad

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Multi-National Corps – Iraq

Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory

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RELEASE No. 20081016-22

Oct. 16, 2008

MND-B Soldiers seize weapons caches north of Baghdad

Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – A tip led Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers to a weapons cache north of Baghdad Oct. 16.

Acting on a tip from a local shaykh, Soldiers serving with Company A, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, seized six cans of 14.5 mm ammunition, a rocket propelled grenade launcher, an RPG rocket, a 155 mm projectile round, an Iraqi hand grenade, a bag of sulfur and a bag of sodium carbonate near Joint Security Station Tarmiyah, north of Baghdad, at approximately 10:30 a.m.

An explosive ordnance team took the munitions to Camp Taji for disposal.