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MND-B patrol ends with IED strike

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. 20070413-06
April 13, 2007

MND-B patrol ends with IED strike
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — An MND-B Soldier died and one other was wounded when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device south of Baghdad April 12. The unit was conducting a security patrol in the area when the attack occurred.

Elements of the unit have conducted multiple road clearing operations in the past few weeks, resulting in finding more than a dozen improvised explosive devices, clearing roads and providing safe routes for Iraqis citizens and Iraqi and Coalition Forces to safely travel.

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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