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Sacrifices made for Baghdad security

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Tuesday, 20 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070219-24
Feb. 19, 2007

Sacrifices made for Baghdad security
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – During the month of February, Soldiers from Multi-National Division - Baghdad have successfully found 94 weapons caches and 196 improvised explosive devices, further ensuring the security of Iraqi citizens.

On Feb. 19, an MND-B unit was conducting a combat security patrol southwest of the Iraqi capital when an improvised explosive device detonated, killing three Soldiers and wounding two others.

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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