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Insurgents target MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Sunday, 18 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070218-06
Feb. 18, 2007

Insurgents target MND-B patrol
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – Insurgent small arms fire targeted a Multi-National Division - Baghdad dismounted patrol north of the Iraqi capital, killing one Soldier Feb 17.

The unit was conducting a combat security patrol on foot when they came under fire, killing the Soldier. There were no other U.S. casualties in this attack.

Over the last a few days, this unit has successfully found and eliminated several improvised explosive devices, making main traveling routes safer for residents in the area.

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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