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Route clearing mission ends with IED strike

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Tuesday, 27 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070227-02
Feb. 27, 2007

Route clearing mission ends with IED strike
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – During the month of February, Soldiers from Multi-National Division - Baghdad have successfully found 150 weapons caches and 417 improvised explosive devices, further ensuring the security of Iraqi citizens.

On Feb. 27, an MND-B unit struck an improvised explosive device while conducting a route clearance mission southwest of the Iraqi capital, killing three Soldiers and wounding another.

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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