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Second Soldier dies of injuries sustained in vehicle rollover

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Wednesday, 27 December 2006
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20061227-10
Dec. 27, 2006

Second Soldier dies of injuries sustained in vehicle rollover
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – A second Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldier died of injuries received when a High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle rolled over along a dirt canal trail during a combat reconnaissance mission south of the Iraqi capital Dec. 26.

The incident remains under investigation.

In the past month, while conducting patrols in the same area, the unit involved in this incident has found multiple roadside bombs, disabling the terrorist’s ability to disrupt operations of the Iraqi Army and coalition forces.

The deceased Soldier’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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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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