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Coalition discovers Iranian weapons south of Iraqi capital

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Iran Focus: London, May 05 – Coalition troops in Iraq discovered a cache of Iranian weapons south of Baghdad, the Multi-National Corps – Iraq (MNC-I) announced on Friday. The following is the full text of the MNC-I statement: Iran Focus

London, May 05 – Coalition troops in Iraq discovered a cache of Iranian weapons south of Baghdad, the Multi-National Corps – Iraq (MNC-I) announced on Friday. The following is the full text of the MNC-I statement:

Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070504-04
May 4, 2007

Commandos discover Iranian weapons
2nd BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI) PAO
Multi-National Division – Center PAO

MAHMUDIYAH, Iraq — Coalition forces discovered a weapons cache during a combat operation south of Baghdad.

Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) discovered four improvised explosive devices, components for 25 additional IEDs, seven 107mm Iranian rockets and an 81mm Iranian mortar in the Mahmudiyah area.

The contents of the cache were destroyed during a controlled detonation conducted by an explosive ordnance team.

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