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Insurgents target MND-B security patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Monday, 12 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070211-08
Feb. 11, 2007

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

BAGHDAD – A Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldier died when insurgents targeted a security patrol in a western segment of the Iraqi capital Feb. 11.

While conducting a cordon and search operation, the patrol came under enemy small arms fire. One Soldier was killed and another was wounded in the attack.

Recently, troops from the same unit conducted a cordon and search operation in southern Baghdad finding a large munitions cache including 12 130mm mortars, 30 57mm mortars, 16 grenades and various improvised explosive device-making materials.

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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