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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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FOR QUERIES, CONTACT MULT-NATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS, MAJOR STEVEN LAMB BY E-MAIL AT STEVEN.LAMB@MND-B.ARMY.MIL; OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL (914) 822-8174 OR IRAQNA 011-964-890-192-4674.





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