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During the August 23/24 night the Romanian military from Iraq confiscated an important quantity of armaments and ammunition during the operation for preventing the fuel thefts from the fuel pipes and the smuggling of these products.

Thus, at the checking pointed situated at 15 km South East from Nassirya, two groups of the MP Platoon headed by Lieutenant Ivan Vicentiu acting within "Antica Babilonia" operation retained and confiscated the ammunition from 10 Iraqi people. 7 AK 47 machine guns cal. 7.62; 460 cartridges for 7.62 machine guns; a AG 7 grenade launcher; defensive and offensive grenades and white weapons.

The missions of the Romanian military ended successfully and they returned to the base without any incidents.

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