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Attack Kills Seven Iraqi Army Soldiers, Civilian

Tikrit, Iraq
-- Seven Iraqi Army Soldiers and a civilian were killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked their vehicle using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire south of Baqubah about 6:50 a.m. on Jan. 17.

Four Soldiers were wounded in the attack, and they were evacuated to a Multi-National Forces medical facility for treatment. Three were returned to duty.

Iraqi police are investigating the incident.




Release #050117i



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