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Published:October 6th, 2007 13:03 EST

Soldiers in eastern Baghdad capture 3 insurgents, discover and destroy deadly EFPs

By SOP newswire

FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, Iraq – Soldiers with the 2nd InfantryBrigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division detained three insurgents in two separate raids and discovered four explosively-formed penetrators in eastern Baghdad Oct. 6.

Soldiers with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, detained two insurgents in a raid following a tip.

A third insurgent was captured in another raid conducted by Soldiers of Company A, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment.

The four EFPs were found on a route clearance mission by Soldiers of Company A, 2-2 Special Troops Battalion.

The EFPs were destroyed in a controlled detonation by explosive ordnance disposal personnel.

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