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Task Force Lightning patrol attacked

Multi-National Force-Iraq

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070314-10
March 14, 2007

Task Force Lightning patrol attacked
MNC-I PAO

TIKRIT, Iraq – Two Soldiers died as a result of injuries sustained from explosions near their vehicles in separate attacks.

Task Force Lightning Soldiers were attacked while conducting combat operations in Diyala province Wednesday.

Another Soldier died as a result of injuries sustained from small arms fire.

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

The names of the deceased 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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