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Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 25 January 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070125-17
Jan. 25, 2007

Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – An improvised explosive device detonated near a Multi-National Division - Baghdad patrol, killing one Soldier northwest of the Iraqi capital Jan 25.

The unit was conducting a combat security patrol in the area when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicles, killing one Soldier and wounding three others.
Days prior to this event, patrols in this unit successfully found numerous improvised explosive devices during on-going operations, effectively securing the area for an explosive ordnance team to come in and dispose of the 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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