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Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked

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. 20070506-19
May 6, 2007

Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked
Multi-National Division – North PAO

TIKRIT, Iraq – Six Task Force Lightning Soldiers and one civilian journalist died as a result of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked with an IED in Diyala Province, Sunday.

Two Soldiers were wounded in the attack and evacuated to a Coalition medical facility for treatment.

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

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL CORPS – IRAQ, PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE BY E-MAIL AT MNCI-PAO-VICTORYMAINJOC@IRAQ.CENTCOM.MIL.



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