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October 25, 2007

"The people are turning on the insurgents..."

Gotta suck to lose all that fine booty

KHAN BANI SA’AD [my note - this is about 23 miles north of the Baghdad airport and a touch to the east towards the Iranian border], Iraq – A concerned citizen led Coalition Forces to a large weapons cache yesterday in a home in Sa’ada Village, Iraq.

This cache is one of the largest discoveries of explosively formed penetrators found in at one location in Iraq. The find included more than 120 fully-assembled EFPs, more than 150 copper disks of four different sizes used in making EFPs (including 12- inch disks – one of the largest ever discovered in Iraq), 600-plus pounds of C4 and other explosive materials, 100 mortar rounds of various caliber, approximately 30 107mm rockets, two mortar tubes and 20 claymore-type mines...

...“We have a lot of peace in the city center now,” Rosenstrauch said. “We have had [many] CLCs reporting on enemy activity. The people are turning on the insurgents and telling us where they are.”

In other news, some worthies tried to use a tasty 23mm AA gun as bait. It didn't work and they lost their AA gun and the IED's.

And two terrorist leaders who ran a group of 100 got snagged by Iraqi Special Forces.


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