Iraqis Continue Sadr City Cleanup
Iraqi Army Soldiers seized a number of weapons caches in Sadr City during Operation Peace June 2.
IA Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 36th Brigade, 11th IA Division found six rockets, five 82 mm mortar rounds, two 120 mm mortar rounds and four anti-aircraft rockets at approximately 7:35 a.m.
At approximately 11:25 a.m., IA Soldiers from 2nd Bn., 3rd Brigade., 1st IA Div., seized three grenades and five rocket bases. At approximately 12:50 p.m., Soldiers from this unit seized six 82 mm mortar rounds, a 155 mm round and an improvised explosive device hidden inside a vehicle.
IA Soldiers from 4th Bn., 34th Bde., 9th IA Div., seized eight IEDs, 21 BMP round propellants, a 60 mm mortar tube and base plate, three rocket-propelled grenades, a 60 mm mortar round, a smoke grenade, a small propellant, a grenade blasting cap and a spool of wire at approximately 1:10 p.m.
Iraqi Army Soldiers uncovered several weapons caches in the Sadr City district of Baghdad as they worked to increase safety in the area June 3.
Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st IA Division seized several weapons caches at approximately 7 a.m. The munitions included two PKC magazines with 50 rounds, five AK-47 magazines loaded with 40 7.62 mm rounds, two anti-tank rockets, two anti-personnel rockets, a missile, two grenades and nine initiation fuses.
At approximately 8 a.m., Soldiers in the same unit found an RPG-7 and five anti-personnel rounds.
In concurrent operations, Iraqi Army Soldiers serving with the 1st Bn., 38th Brigade, 11th IA Div., seized another weapons cache. The items included 52 Dishka rounds, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, an RPG warhead, two 82 mm mortar rounds, six 60 mm rounds, five 122 mm rockets, two fire extinguishers and an armor vest with plates.
IA Soldiers with the 2nd Bn., 3rd Bde., 1st Division also discovered several weapons caches at approximately 8 a.m. They seized 11 AK-47 rifles, a RPK light machine gun, five grenades, a 120 mm round and crush wire.
At approximately 8 a.m., Soldiers with the 2nd Bn., 36th Bde., 9th IA Div., seized a sniper rifle and eight AK-47 rifles.
Table of contents for Sadr Revolt 2008
- Moqtada al-Sadr Starts to Fight
- Sadr Revolt 3-26-2008 am
- Sadr’s Revolt 3-27-2008
- 67 Terrorists Killed
- Iran Backing Sadr Revolt in Iraq
- Sadr Revolt 3-28-2008 early am
- Sadr Revolt 3-28-2008 pm
- Media Mavens Mistake Military Moves
- Sadr Revolt 3-30-2008 am
- Sadr Orders Halt to Revolt
- Iraqi Special Operations Forces kill 14 criminals in Basra
- Kadhamiyah Cleans Up After Sadr Fight
- Brits in Basra – Crack Shots
- Iraqi Army seizes caches in mosque, hospital
- MND-SE holds memorial for fallen Marine
- Iraqis Continue Basra Cleanup
- Iraqis Continue Sadr City Cleanup
- Basra Update June 7 2008
- Chief Warrant Officer Ronald C. Ivy
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