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    Task Force Baghdad Soldiers uncover weapons cache

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    Courtesy Photo | TAJI, Iraq -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers excavate a weapons cache north of Baghdad...... read more read more

    TAJI, IRAQ

    10.26.2005

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    Sgt. Matthew Wester
    3/1 AD PAO

    TAJI, Iraq -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers discovered a weapons cache while conducting combat operations north of Baghdad Oct. 24.

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment attached to 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division excavated more than 120 mortar rounds, 49 tank and artillery rounds, eight cases of small-arms ammunition, dozens of rockets, three boxes of mortar fuses, a rocket-propelled grenade warhead and two anti-aircraft gun barrels.

    An explosives ordnance disposal team destroyed the cache to prevent its use against Coalition and Iraqi forces.

    Task Force Baghdad Soldiers detained 12 individuals for further questioning about the weapons cache.

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    Date Taken: 10.26.2005
    Date Posted: 10.26.2005 12:57
    Story ID: 3480
    Location: TAJI, IQ 

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