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MND-B patrol attacked in west Baghdad

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Saturday, 07 April 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070407-06
April 7, 2007

MND-B patrol attacked in west Baghdad
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — One MND-B Soldier died and three others were wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated in a western section of the Iraqi capital April 6.

The unit was attacked while conducting a security patrol of the area.

Over the past two weeks, elements of this unit found a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and successfully disarmed it Operations like this one help reduce the threat of insurgent attacks and continue to aid in providing a more secure and safe living environment for the Iraqi people.

Security operations continue in the Iraqi capital in support of Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon, as Iraqi security forces and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers help set on-going conditions for a stable and self-reliant Iraq.

The deceased Soldier’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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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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