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IMEF MNC-I EFFECTS Exploitation Team 20 Nov 2004

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  1. Telling the Fallujah Story to the World(Third cut) IMEF & MNC-I EFFECTS Exploitation Team 20 Nov 2004

  2. As of 20 November Fallujah Facts(Based on IMEF reporting)

  3. FALLUJAH FACTS • Fallujah Urban Area Roughly 20 Sq Kilometers In Size • Average City Block = 100 X 200 Meters • Average Number of Fallujah City Blocks = 1000 • 3 out of every 5 Mosques had fighting positions – 60 total • 653 total IEDs were found and detonated in Fallujah. The average number of IEDs found and/or detonated across Iraq per month from July to October was 772. • 11 IED Factories were found. • 3 slaughter houses were found. • 1 out of every 5 blocks had a weapons cache – 203 total.

  4. Confirmed Locations As of 20 Nov 04 Mosque Fighting Pos. Slaughter Houses Weapons Caches Sniper Locations IED Factories

  5. Law of Armed Conflict Violations

  6. Mosques used as Fighting Positions As of 20 Nov

  7. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache #1 - Part 1 Where: Hadhrah Al-Muhammdaiyah Mosque in Fallujah When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 10, 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Using mosques as a storage facility for military equipment or weapons or as a fortress to initiate attacks, causes the mosque to lose its protected status under the Law of War

  8. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache #1 - Part 2 Under international law the improper use of privileged buildings to include churches and mosques, is a war crime Where: Hadhrah Al-Muhammdaiyah Mosque in Fallujah When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 10, 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces

  9. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache #2 - Part 1 Where: Fallujah Mosque When: 10 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Mosques used for military purposes lose protected status according to the Law of War

  10. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache #2 - Part 2 Where: Fallujah Mosque When: 10 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Iraqi Emergency Response Unit discovered several rifles and a bomb vest in mosque

  11. Cemetery as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache - Part 1 Where: Fallujah Cemetery When: 11 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Cemeteries used for military purposes lose protected status according to the Law of War

  12. Cemetery as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache - Part 2 Where: Fallujah Cemetery When: 11 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces AK-47s, 7.62mm ammunition in boxes, RPG rounds Cemeteries used for military purposes lose protected status according to the Law of War

  13. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache - Ar Ramadi - Part 1 Where: Bediyah Al Samawat Mosque, Ar Ramadi When: 4 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Using mosques as a storage facility for military equipment or weapons or as a fortress to initiate attacks, causes the mosque to lose its protected status under the Law of War

  14. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache - Ar Ramadi - Part 2 IED materials buried in the yard of the mosque Where: Bediyah Al Samawat Mosque, Ar Ramadi When: 4 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces

  15. Mosque as a Fighting Position and Weapons Cache - Ar Ramadi - Part 3 IED bomb making materials found in the mosque Spools of detonation cord found inside bags of rice Under international law the improper use of privileged buildings to include churches and mosques, is a war crime Where: Bediyah Al Samawat Mosque, Ar Ramadi When: 4 Nov 04 What: Weapons staged for military operations Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces

  16. Improvised Explosive Device Factories

  17. Discovered Locations – IED Factories As of 20 Nov 04

  18. IED Evidence - Part 1 Entrance to the IED factory Handheld GPS receiver found in an IED factory contained waypoints originating in western Syria Where: Central Jolan District of Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 14, 04 What: Insurgent IED factory Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported Multi National Forces Facing North up the alley

  19. IED Evidence - Part 2 This almost complete IED was found just inside the doorway when entering the room. The IED under construction appeared to be a type of padded armrest similar to those found in local Iraqi vehicles. Where: Central Jolan District of Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 14, 04 What: Insurgent IED factory Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported Multi National Forces Operation Al Fajr: The ISF captured IED/VBIED making materials, the insurgents principle instrument of attack on innocent civilians

  20. IED Evidence - Part 3 The tackle box contained transistors, diodes and switches used in the construction of circuit boards. Where: Central Jolan District of Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 14, 04 What: Insurgent IED factory Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported Multi National Forces These two circuit boards are in various stages of construction. These small plastic boxes had already been wired for their intended purpose

  21. IED Evidence - Part 4 Different types of radios as remote triggering devices for future IED’s. Where: Central Jolan District of Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 14, 04 What: Insurgent IED factory Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported Multi National Forces This box contained an Anti-personnel mine as well as two additional handheld radios The material used to create IED munitions do not discriminate between killing ISF soldiers or innocent children

  22. IED Factory - Part 1 Where: Near the Shaki Mahmud Mosque, Western Fallujah When: 14 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: IED materials Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces

  23. IED Factory - Part 2 Where: Near the Shaki Mahmud Mosque, Western Fallujah When: 14 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: IED materials Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces PE-4A (plastic explosives) were found with cylinders of TNT

  24. IED Factory - Part 3 Where: Near the Shaki Mahmud Mosque, Western Fallujah When: 14 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: IED materials Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces Cell phones Electronic components Miscellaneous IED-making materials

  25. IED Factory - Part 4 Where: Near the Shaki Mahmud Mosque, Western Fallujah When: 14 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: IED materials Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces Wooden handles for homemade shoulder fired missiles Pre-cut tubes for shoulder fired missiles Milan missile, 122mm rocket and assembled homemade missile launchers

  26. IED Factory - Part 5 Where: Near the Shaki Mahmud Mosque, Western Fallujah When: 14 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: IED materials Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces Handheld radios and transceivers

  27. IED Factory - Part 6 120mm and 72mm rockets Rocket Propelled Grenades Where: Near the Shaki Mahmud Mosque, Western Fallujah When: 14 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: IED materials Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces Approximately 60lbs of TNT

  28. VBIED Under Construction The back seats and side panels of the vehicle were removed and filled with PE-4. Where: Central Fallujah When: 18 Nov 04, during Operation Al Fajr What: VBIED under construction Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces

  29. IED Training IED Training Death Letter Magazine Transcript on Martyr Operations Where: Northeast Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 14, 04 What: Insurgent IED Training Who: Discovered by Iraqi Security Forces supported Multi National Forces

  30. Atrocities

  31. Discovered Locations – Slaughterhouse / Hostage Locations Hostage Found National Islamic Resistance Operation Center Kenneth Bigley Photos As of 20 Nov 04

  32. Atrocities - NIROC - Part 1 Where: National Islamic Resistance Operational Center When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Evidence of Atrocities Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces

  33. Atrocities - NIROC - Part 2 Where: National Islamic Resistance Operational Center When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Evidence of Atrocities Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Blood-stained hand prints The AIF committed heinous crimes against the people of Fallujah to include murder and torture of honorable citizens.

  34. Atrocities - NIROC - Part 3 Where: National Islamic Resistance Operational Center When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Evidence of Atrocities Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Blood-soaked sand used to clean floor and walls Blood covering the walls

  35. Atrocities - NIROC - Part 4 Where: National Islamic Resistance Operational Center When: During Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Evidence of Atrocities Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi-National Forces Found at NIROC building • Beheading videos of 4 different individuals • Training videos (small arms, grenades, map reading, range/direction finding for mortar/rocket employment) • Jihadist videos of ‘martyrs’ being buried, attacks against Coalition Forces (IED’s, rockets, mortars) • Jihadist documents, letters and correspondence

  36. Atrocities - Slaughterhouse Hostage Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces The hostage was found with a tray of rotting food lying on the floor next to him. The IIG is committed to upholding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by liberating the citizens of Fallujah who were subjected to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

  37. Weapons Caches

  38. Confirmed Locations – Weapons Caches As of 18 Nov 04

  39. Weapons Caches - Location 1 Where: Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr Nov 10, 04 What: Numerous caches Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces Weapons caches found during Operation Al Fajr demonstrate the AIF’s plan and intent to execute acts of terrorism and violence

  40. Weapons Caches - Location 2 Where: Fallujah When: During Operation Al Fajr What: Numerous caches Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by the Multi National Forces Why: Possessing these weapons is a violation of Article 17 of the Transitional Administrative Law and further violates the IIG’s declaration of Emergency Law The Anti Iraqi Forces took hostage the city of Fallujah and projected terrorism across all of Iraq

  41. 122mm mortar system Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 1 AA guns Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  42. Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 2 Fighting positions Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  43. Artillery sighting system Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 3 Assorted grenades and munitions Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  44. Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 4 under a pile of debris, IEDs and mortars were discovered Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  45. Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 5 IED’s, note wires coming out of nose of round Ordinance, note the 57mm Recoilless Rifle Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  46. Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 6 Abundance of munitions of various types, mortar rounds, rockets, artillery shells etc. Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  47. Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 7 57mm Recoilless Rifle Mortar rounds Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces

  48. Weapons Cache - Location 3 - Part 8 Where: Western Fallujah, near the Euphrates River When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 11, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces Makeshift shoulder-fired rocket launchers Silencers The black banner on the back wall resembles the one that has appeared in videos of beheadings

  49. Weapons Cache - Location 4 Where: Central Fallujah When: Discovered during Operation Al Fajr - Nov 18, 04 What: Weapons Cache Who: Iraqi Security Forces supported by Multi-National Forces (10) 60mm, (28) 82mm, (44) 120mm, (1) 90mm HEAT, (1) 100mm Heat, Fuses, RPG parts, (3) M60 Grenades, (6) Iranian Rifle Grenades, (1) OG-9 Rocket, (27) Solid Rocket Propellant- 3-ft lengths

  50. Confirmed Number and Type of Weapons found As of 19 Nov, 2004