One Insurgent Killed and One Wounded Near Tikrit
Tikrit, Iraq - One insurgent was killed and another wounded after they fired on a vehicle and tower at a Multi-National Force base gate in Tikrit at 7:00 p.m., January 17. First Infantry Division Soldiers guarding the tower and returned fire after anti-Iraqi forces attacked their guard post in the tower with small arms fire. The body of the dead insurgent was taken to the Tikrit hospital. The wounded insurgent fled avoiding capture.
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