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Insurgents target Coalition Outpost

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Monday, 19 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070219-13
Feb. 19, 2007

Insurgents target Coalition Outpost
Multi-National Division – Baghdad Public Affairs

BAGHDAD, Iraq – Insurgent forces executed a coordinated attack on a coalition force combat outpost north of the Iraqi capital, killing two Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers and wounding 17 others Feb. 19.

Insurgents initiated the attack on the outpost with a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonation.

The attack site has been secured and wounded Soldiers have been evacuated. The incident is under investigation.

The deceased Soldiers’ names are 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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