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MND-B patrol struck by improvised explosive device

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 21 June 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070621-15
June 21, 2007

MND-B patrol struck by improvised explosive device
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — Five Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers, three Iraqi civilians and one Iraqi interpreter were killed when a roadside bomb detonated near a Coalition vehicle during combat operations in a northeastern section of Baghdad June 21. One other Soldier and two Iraq civilians were also wounded in the attack.

Coalition medics provided immediate aid to the injured Iraqi civilians.

This unit continues to work side-by-side with its Iraqi Security Force counterparts in an effort to clear and control this section of the Iraqi capital.

The deceased Soldiers’ names are 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, MNDB_PAO_CIC@MND-B.ARMY.MIL OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL (914) 822-8174 OR IRAQNA 011-964-890-192-4674.



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