One terrorist killed, reporter
injured during attack
MOSUL, Iraq - Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th
Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) killed one terrorist
and injured a reporter during an incident in northern Iraq April 5.
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment engaged and killed
one terrorist at the site of an earlier suicide bombing in
northeastern Mosul. The terrorist was waving an AK-47 and inciting a
crowd of civilians. During the engagement an individual appearing to
have a weapon was standing near the terrorist and was shot and
injured. This individual turned out to be a reporter who was pointing
a video camera. The reporter was taken to a military hospital for
treatment with minor wounds, and is expected to recover.
Regretfully the reporter was injured during the complex and volatile
situation. The incident is under investigation.
TEXT PROVIDED BY THE TASK FORCE FREEDOM, MULTINATIONAL
BRIGADE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE
CONTACT LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT