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Insurgents target MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Wednesday, 14 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070214-10
Feb. 14, 2007

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

BAGHDAD – A Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldier died when insurgents targeted a combat patrol north of the Iraqi capital Feb. 13.

The patrol received small arms fire while providing security around an improvised explosive device they discovered during a combat patrol, wounding one Soldier. The Soldier later died of wounds sustained from the attack Feb. 14.

During this combat patrol, Soldiers from this unit successfully located and disposed of a roadside bomb and found a small cache, adding to the seven improvised explosive devices and four caches found earlier this month.

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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