Monday, 21 January 2008
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20080121-06
January 21, 2008
Night air raid drops 19,000 pounds of bombs, destroys 35 targets in Arab Jabour
Multi-National Division – Center PAO
BAGHDAD – More than 30 targets were hit during a nighttime air raid on suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq safe havens in Arab Jabour Jan. 20. Thirty-five bombs were dropped with a total weight of 19,000 pounds in support of the countrywide Operation Phantom Phoenix.
Col. Terry Ferrell, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division commander, said that improvised explosive devices and weapons caches were targeted in order to reduce AQI resources in the area.
“The strikes that we conducted (Jan. 20) were focused on IEDs and caches that we have targeted, that will allow us to get our ground troops fur
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