Wednesday, July 12, 2006

MND-B SOLDIERS FIND LARGE WEAPONS CACHE NEAR MAHMUDIYAH

Release Date: 7/12/2006

Release Number: 06-07-01PE

Description: BAGHDAD – Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, located a large cache of bomb-making materials in a rural area outside Mahmudiyah Monday morning.

The cache, buried in a plastic barrel, consisted of 1,800 7.62mm rounds, 14 82mm explosive charges, four 60mm mortar rounds, 27 grenades, eight rocket-propelled grenade launchers, 29 rocket-propelled grenades, 75 60mm mortar fuses, two pounds of TNT, 300 blasting caps and various bomb-making materials.

An Explosive Ordnance Team destroyed the munitions at the site.

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