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Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked, counter attack

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 15 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070215-01
Feb. 15, 2007

Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked, counter attack

Multi-National Division – North PAO

TIKRIT, Iraq – Task Force Lightning Soldiers were attacked while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province Feb. 14.

Three Task Force Lightning Soldiers were killed as a result of injuries sustained following explosions near their vehicles. A fourth Soldier later died of wounds at a Coalition medical facility.

Two other Soldiers were wounded and taken to a Coalition medical facility for treatment.

The names of the deceased U.S. Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION – NORTH AT: TFLIGHTNING.PAO@US.ARMY.MIL



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