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Subject: GROUND ACTIVITY 28 MAR 91                                       

Unit: 2D ACR      

Parent Organization: VII  CORPS  

Box  ID: BX001705

Folder Title: 2 ACR INTSUMS FOR VII CORPS                                                                     

Document Number:          1

Folder Seq  #:          9





                                               UNCLASSIFIED




       (3: VII CORPS FWD//G-2
           IID  (M)//G-2


      FM:  2ACR//S-2


      DTO:  2B2200C MAR 91




      1. GROUND ACTIVITY.
   Z(u
           A. AS SAMAWAH APPEAR TO BE ALMOST COMPLETELY CONTROLLED BY GOVERNMENT
      IP@RCES. ARTILLERY FIRE CONTINUES TO BE OBSERVED WITHIN THE CITY.
      (@4B. SPORADIC SMALL ARMS FIRE CONTINUES NORTH OF THE 2ACR LOA, VIC AN
           SIRIYAH. SPORADIC ARTILLERY FIRE CONTINUES TO IMPACT THROUGHOUT THE AO, WITH
      THE MAJORITY IMPACTING SOUTH OF AS SAMAWAH. ARTILLERY ROUNDS IMPACTED A FORMER
      2ACR D.P. THAT HAD BEEN OCCUPIED 24 HOURS EARLIER.
      (y@C. TRAFFIC CONTROL POINTS (NON-U.S.) HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED AT PVI37234,
           20034o, AND PV375E31870. THE CHECKPOINT AT PV37581870 IS MANNED BY SOVERNMENT
      TROOPS THAT ARE HALTING ALL SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC.

           A I'R.
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            ONE U/I HELICOPTER WAS OBSERVED FLYING EAST TO WEST OVER TALIL AIRBASE.


           S. AUH-I/BEL.L 214 WAS OBSERVED FLYING NORTH OF THE DML AND TRAVELLING EAST
   !U  a   WEST. THE HELICOPTER CROSSED SOUTH OF THE DML AT APPROXIMATELY THE'44
      EASTING GRID LINE AND CONTIIINUED OUT OF THE 2ACR SECTOR.
    (.U) 3.'ENGINEER. INTACT BRIDGES WERE OBSERVED AT PVI63289, PV205312., PV208343,
      PVI87352.

  'll(U) 4.. ROFUGEE/EPW.
      (u@-A. 2549 REFUGEES PASSED THROUGH THE SECTOR TODAY. ACCURATE COUNTS OF
       EFUDEES ARE BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO MAINTAIN AS MANY INDIVIDUALS SEEM TO
      TRAVEL BACK AND FORTH THROUGHOUT THE SECTOR. 179 EPW WERE TAKEN. IS REFUGEES
      WERE TREATED AND RELEASED SY MEDICAL TROOP. 22 REFUGEES WERE EVACUATED AND 13
      ARE BEING HELD AT MED TROOP.


                                           REPORTED T14AT GOVERNMENT FORCES NOW CONTROL
      (u@
       DST OF AS SAMAWAH. HE STATED       THAT PONTOON BRIDGES HAD BEEN ESTABLISHED OVER
      THE RIVER AT FOUR POINTS AND THAT 8 T-62s WERE OPERATJNB IN THE CITY. 2
BRIGADE ARE LOCATED NORTH OF THE CITY.
      HE ALSD STATED THAT CHEMICALS HAD NOT BEEN USED IN THE CITY, BUT THAT NAPALM
      HAD.

      (U) C. REFU13EES REPORT THAT CHEMICAL WEAPONS WERE USED ON POINT TARGETS IN THE
           BALA AREA AND THAT THE BODIES OF THE CASUALTIES WERE TAKEN AWAY BY THE
      AERNMENT FORCES.




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File Room = sep96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-48
Box ID = BX001705
Unit = 2D ACR
Parent Organization = VII CORPS
Folder Title = 2 ACR INTSUMS FOR VII CORPS
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Subject = GROUND ACTIVITY 28 MAR 91
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