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MND-B patrol attacked in southern Baghdad

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Wednesday, 11 April 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070411-11
April 11, 2007

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

BAGHDAD – One MND-B Soldier died and another was wounded after their unit came under attack in the southern portion of the Iraqi capital April 10.

Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers are assisting Iraqi security forces to establish conditions for a stable and self-reliant Iraq through on-going security in the capital.

Soldiers from this unit recently conducted combined targeted raids in this area in an effort to degrade insurgent and militia activities. This joint effort resulted in the discovery of weapons caches, including improvised explosive device-making materials, 68 mortars, 29 RPGs, 20 rockets and 17 AK-47 assault rifles.

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@MNDB.ARMY.MIL; OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL (914) 822-8174 OR IRAQNA 011-964-890-192-4674.



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