“The munitions were confiscated and turned over to the Iraqi police for destruction.”
Somehow that doesn’t inspire a great deal of confidence that they’re gone. “Coalition discovers Iranian weapons stash in Iraq,” from Iran Focus:
London, Jul. 11 – Coalition troops in Iraq discovered Iranian-make weapons during a para-trooping operation, the U.S. military said in a statement on Tuesday.
“Paratroopers from Bravo Troop, 1st Battalion, 40th Cavalry Regiment, from Fort
Richardson, Alaska, conducted the operation finding caches of weapons, money, cell phones
and numerous types of media as well as detaining 13 suspected insurgents”, the Multi-National Corps – Iraq (MNC-I) said.
“During the operation the paratroopers discovered various weapons caches containing three Iranian hand grenades, military type uniforms, and 40 mortar casings ranging from 40 millimeter to 81 millimeter”.
The munitions were confiscated and turned over to the Iraqi police for destruction, the statement added.