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TF Marine Soldier attacked by suicide bomber

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Sunday, 03 June 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070603-15
June 3, 2007

TF Marine Soldier attacked by suicide bomber
Multi-National Division – Center PAO

BAGHDAD – A Task Force Marine Soldier was killed while on a dismounted patrol by a suicide bomber Saturday southwest of Baghdad.

The patrol attempted to question two suspicious people near a mosque.

When Soldiers approached the two men, one person detonated himself, killing one Soldier.

The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

The incident is under investigation.

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