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AIF Ambush Foiled

Tikrit, Iraq
- First Infantry Division Soldiers killed one insurgent and wounded two others when they were ambushed near Balad at about 8:30 p.m. on January 19. The patrol was investigating a report that a school that is also a polling site was destroyed. The patrol returned fire when attacked resulting in enemy losses. The wounded insurgents were medically evacuated. There were no Multi-National Forces injuries or damage to equipment.

Release #050120b

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