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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

Release Date: 5/19/2007
Release Number: 07-01-03C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MND-B PATROL ATTACKED BY SMALL ARMS FIRE

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq — Two MND-B Soldiers were killed and two others wounded when their combat security patrol was engaged by an improvised explosive device and small arms fire in a northwestern section of Baghdad May 18.

During the past week, elements of this unit have found two weapons caches and detained one suspected insurgent during targeted raids conducted in the area. Finding these weapons caches and arresting individuals affiliated with them helps reduce the threat of insurgent attacks and continues to aid in providing a more secure and safe living environment for the Iraqi people.

The deceased Soldiers’ names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.

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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