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Insurgents attack MND-B Soldiers

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Sunday, 07 January 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070107-03
Jan. 7, 2007

Insurgents attack MND-B Soldiers
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – Insurgent small arms fire targeted a Multi-National Division - Baghdad patrol, killing one Soldier in a southwestern section of the Iraqi capital Jan. 6.

The unit was providing route security on a well-traveled route in the area when they received small arms fire, killing one Soldier.

Since the beginning of the New Year, patrols in the area found numerous improvised explosive devices and a weapons cache. Each of the roadside bombs was dismantled by explosive ordnance disposal teams.

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

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FOR MORE INFORMATION OR HIGH-RES PHOTOS, 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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