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MND-B patrol targeted by EFP strike

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Sunday, 06 May 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070506-13
May 6, 2007

MND-B patrol targeted by EFP strike
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — An MND-B Soldier was killed and two others were wounded when their vehicle was struck by two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) north of Baghdad May 6. The unit was conducting a clearing operation in the area when the IED attack occurred.

Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers continued conducting operations in support of Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon to help set conditions for a stable and self-reliant Iraq.

Elements of the unit have conducted multiple road clearing operations in the past month providing safe routes for Iraqi citizens, Coalition and Iraqi forces to safely travel.

The deceased Soldier’s name is being withheld pending notification to 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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