Terrorists caught after firing at U.S. Soldiers  

Blackanthem.com, BAGHDAD, Iraq, November 01, 2005


Task Force Baghdad Soldiers detained four terrorists Oct. 31 during combat operations in western Abu Ghraib.

The Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry had set up a tactical control point when a vehicle approached and opened fire on the 1/11th Soldiers.

The U.S. Soldiers returned fire and engaged the terrorists, detaining three and wounding one, who was immediately transported to the Abu Ghraib Internment Hospital for treatment. All four are currently in custody.

The terrorists were armed with one grease gun with two magazines, and one nine-millimeter pistol with a magazine. The Soldiers also discovered electrical equipment, tape, wires, and tools in the vehicle.

There were no injuries or damages to U.S. forces or equipment.


By 1/10th Mountain Division PAO