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Release A051122b

Terrorists attempt to disrupt transfer of authority ceremony

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq – Terrorists fired unidentified explosive ordnance at a ceremony where Multi-National Forces were turning over control of the former Saddam Hussein Palace Complex to Iraqi government officials in Tikrit Nov. 22.

The ordnance, which did not explode, resulted in no injuries.

Shortly after the attack the ceremony proceeded without disruption.

The incident is under investigation.

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THE MULTI-NATIONAL CORPS PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT MNCI-PAO- FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT VICTORYMAINJOC@IRAQ.CENTCOM.MIL

 



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