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MND-B security patrol ends with small arms fire

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Friday, 13 April 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070412-02
April 13, 2007

MND-B security patrol ends with small arms fire
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — An MND-B Soldier died when a patrol was attacked with small arms fire north of the Iraqi capital. The unit was conducting a security patrol when the attack occurred.

No other Soldiers were wounded during the attack.

This unit has been successful in reducing sectarian violence in this area by finding, dismantling and destroying numerous improvised explosive devices.

Increased combined security has aided in reducing the overall number of IEDs and murders in the area north of the Iraqi capital.

Iraqi security forces and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers continued conducting operations in support of Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon,setting the conditions for a stable and self-reliant Iraq.

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



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