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Small arms fire targets MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Monday, 02 July 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070702-03
July 2, 2007

Small arms fire targets MND-B patrol
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — One Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldier was killed when a combat patrol was targeted with small arms fire in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 1.

Elements of this unit continue to conduct clearing operations in this part of Baghdad, disrupting extremist capabilities against Coalition Forces, Iraqi Security Forces and Iraqi civilians. These clearing operations will continue in an effort to help set the conditions for the transition of security operations with Iraqi Security Forces in the lead.

The deceased Soldier’s name is 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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