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Roadside bomb strikes joint patrol, kills one Soldier

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Friday, 08 December 2006
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20061208-08
Dec. 8, 2006

Roadside bomb strikes joint patrol, kills one Soldier
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – An improvised explosive device detonated near a Multi-National Division - Baghdad patrol, killing one Soldier in the Iraqi capital Thursday.

The combat patrol was conducting joint operations with the Iraqi Army to prevent sectarian violence in a western neighborhood of the city when the bomb exploded near one of their vehicles.

The deceased Soldier’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and Department of Defense release.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION – BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS NCO IN CHARGE, MASTER SGT. DAVID LARSEN BY E-MAIL AT: david.j.larsen@us.army.mil; OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL: (914) 822-8174, OR IRAQNA: 011-964-790-192-4675.



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