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MND-B patrol struck by improvised explosive device

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 19 July 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070719-01
July 19, 2007

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

BAGHDAD — Four Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers and an Iraqi interpreter were killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 18.

Units operating in this area of Baghdad continue to conduct combined clearing operations with their Iraqi Army counterparts in an effort to disrupt IED operations and continue to strengthen and enable Iraqi Security Force security operations.

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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