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Small arms fire targets MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Friday, 20 April 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070419-04
April 19, 2007

Small arms fire targets MND-B patrol
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — An MND-B Soldier died when a combat security patrol was attacked with small arms fire in a southwestern section of Baghdad April 18.

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

Elements of this unit continue to conduct combined clearing operations in this area of the Iraqi capital, finding numerous weapons caches, recovering improvised explosive device-making materials, AK-47s, grenades, rifles and rocket-propelled grenades.

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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