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Release A050811c

UAV Missing near Mosul

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD , Iraq - An unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to Coalition Forces crashed in the vicinity of the Al Zirai neighborhood in Mosul Aug. 10 at approximately 10:00 p.m.

Within the hour, the crash site was investigated by nearby troops who assessed that no civilians or property were harmed or damaged as a result of the accident.

The UAV was not recovered, however, as the local population carried it away prior to the arrival of the troops.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time; an investigation is currently underway.

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