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Route Clearance Patrol Strikes IED

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Sunday, 14 January 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070114-21
Jan. 14, 2007

Route Clearance Patrol Strikes IED
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – An improvised explosive device detonated on a Multi-National Division – Baghdad patrol, killing one Soldier near the center of the Iraqi capital Jan. 14.

The unit was conducting a route clearance mission when their patrol struck the improvised explosive device, killing one Soldier and wounding four others.

In the past week, units in this area of operation found multiple munitions and other improvised explosive devices.

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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