Monday, May 5, 2008

Dismounted Operation Yields Significant Cache

By Multi-National Division - Center

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq – Coalition forces found a significant weapons cache while conducting dismounted operations approximately five miles southeast of Baghdad,May 3.

The cache contained three rocket propelled grenade warheads and propellants, three RPG launchers and a heavy machine gun.

Soldiers from Company D, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, found the cache in an open courtyard. Other items found in the cache included several ski masks with an Iraqi national police brassard, a light machine gun with a small amount of ammunition and multiple trip flares. The RPG items are believed to be of Iranian origin.

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