OIF Summary, March 27, 2009: Iraqi Citizen’s Tip Leads to Explosives
Dispatches from the Front:
BAGHDAD, March 27, 2009 -- Iraqi Army soldiers and Multi-National Division - Baghdad Paratroopers discovered a weapons cache March 26 while conducting operations in the Rusafa district of eastern Baghdad.
IA soldiers and Paratroopers from Troop A, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division discovered a cache in the district after receiving a tip from a concerned Iraqi citizen.
They safely removed 11 rocket propelled grenades, five 82 mm mortar, four RPG propellant tubes and additional bomb-making components.
The joint patrol safely transported the munitions to a nearby Iraqi Army compound
(Report from a Multinational Corps Iraq news release.)
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