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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

August 17, 2006
Release Number: 06-08-01CL




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MND-B SOLDIER KILLED BY IMPROVISED-EXPLOSIVE DEVICE

BAGHDAD – A Multi-National Division – Baghdad soldier died at approximately 7 a.m. today when he was hit by an improvised-explosive device south of Baghdad while conducting a dismounted patrol.

The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

TEXT PROVIDED BY THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR MULTINATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD. For more information, contact Commercial: (914) 822-8174 or IRAQNA 011-964-790-192-4675.





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