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Published:December 14th, 2006 15:17 EST
Paratroopers find cache south of Baghdad

Paratroopers find cache south of Baghdad

By SOP newswire

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq – Paratroopers from Company B, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division found a cache near Yahya al Hindawi, south of Baghdad, Dec. 14.

The cache consisted of 16 .50-caliber casings, nine AK-47 magazines with 7.62 rounds, one hand grenade, three trucks, two large caliber rounds, an ammunition can with 7.62 rounds and 295,000 Iraqi dinar.

The unit secured the cache, taking it back to their base camp for further analysis by an explosive ordnance detachment.


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