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Thursday, July 27, 2006

1ST BCT Soldiers seize weapons, Munitions

Release Date: 7/27/2006
Release Number: 06-07-02PM
Created at 7/27/2006 6:36 AM by Matthew Hasson.
Last modified at 7/27/2006 6:36 AM by Matthew Hasson.
Description: CAMP TAJI, Iraq – Patrols from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division found weapons and munitions at sites north and west of Baghdad Monday night and Tuesday.

A patrol from 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, seized 1,000 7.62mm rounds, 800 PKC rounds, a 155mm artillery round, a German sniper rifle, a 9mm pistol, an AK-47 assault rifle and various bomb-making materials after responding to a tip west of Baghdad at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Another patrol from 1st Bn., 22nd Inf. Regt., seized various ammunition, consisting of 400 7.62mm rounds of ammunition, 12 AK-47 magazines with ammunition and 53 shotgun shells at approximately 11:30 p.m. Monday west of Baghdad.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS NCO IN CHARGE, MASTER SGT. ERIC LOBSINGER AT: eric.lobsinger@mnd-b.army.mil , COMMERCIAL: (914) 822-8174 OR IRAQNA 011-964-790-192-4675.

Category: Press Release and Iraq.
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