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|Release Date: 4/21/2007
Release Number: 07-01-03C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ROADSIDE BOMB, SMALL ARMS FIRE TARGETS MND-B PATROL
BAGHDAD - An MND-B Soldier died and three others were wounded when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device, followed by small arms fire in a southwestern section of the Iraqi capital April 21. The unit was conducting a combat patrol in the area when the attack occurred.
Iraqi security forces and Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers continue conducting operations in support of Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon, helping set the conditions for a stable, secure and self-reliant Iraq.
Soldiers in this unit continue to conduct joint cordon and search operations in southern Baghdad in support of Operation Fardh al-Qanoon. Clearing and controlling these neighborhoods provides a more secure environment for the local Iraqi citizens.
The deceased Soldier's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.
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