Monday, November 26, 2007

Good News from Iraq: 26 Nov 2007

From MNF-I, Soldiers seize 3 caches in Rashid.

BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers found three caches during operations in the Rashid district Nov. 22.

While on patrol, “Warriors” of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., found 25 82mm mortar rounds hidden in a hole in the Doura area of the district.

At approximately noon, “Tuskers” of 4th Battalion, 64th Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, from Fort Stewart, Ga., attached to the 4th IBCT, found a Dragonov sniper rifle, four shotguns and a rifle in an abandoned house in southwest Rashid.

Earlier that day, scouts of Troop B, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, found an AK-47 and three mortar fuses hidden in a bush outside a home in the eastern side of Doura.

All the weapons found were taken to Coalition bases for disposal.