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MND-B patrol struck by improvised explosive device, small arms fire

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Friday, 29 June 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070629-05
June 29, 2007

MND-B patrol struck by improvised explosive device, small arms fire
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — Five Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb detonated near a combat patrol in a southern section of Baghdad June 28. Small arms and rocket-propelled attacks followed shortly after the blast. Seven other Soldiers were wounded in the attack.

All of the wounded Soldiers were evacuated to a combat support hospital following the attack. One Soldier has returned to duty.

Elements from this unit continue to conduct clearing operations in this area of the Iraqi capital. These ongoing operations are designed to reduce sectarian violence and help set the conditions for the improvement of essential services, economic growth and aid in the transition of security operations with Iraqi Security Forces in the lead.

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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