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|Release Date: 1/28/2007
Release Number: 07-01-02C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HELICOPTER GOES DOWN NORTH OF NAJAF
BAGHDAD - While conducting operations to assist Iraqi Security Forces that were attacked earlier today, a Multi-National Division - Baghdad helicopter went down at approximately 1:30 p.m. north of An Najaf.
Two Soldiers were killed when the helicopter went down. Their remains have been recovered. Names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Operations in the area continue.
The incident is under investigation.
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