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May 26, 2005

Release A050526e

Child killed in exchange of fire

MOSUL , Iraq – An Iraqi child was killed as terrorists and Multi-National Forces exchanged fire in northern Iraq May 26.

Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment came under attack during operations in Tall Afar. Terrorists used Iraqi children as shields when Multi-National Forces returned fire. During the engagement, the child was killed.

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TEXT PROVIDED BY THE TASK FORCE FREEDOM, MULTINATIONAL FORCE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LT. COL. ANDRE HANCE AT ANDRE.HANCE@MNBNW.IRAQ.ARMY.MIL



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