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MND-B unit targeted by small arms fire attack

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 26 July 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070726-02
July 26, 2007

MND-B unit targeted by small arms fire attack
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier was killed during a small arms fire engagement in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 25.

While conducting combat operations in this area of Baghdad, elements from this unit have recently found 10 weapons caches. These caches have included more than 300 lbs. of homemade explosives, explosively-formed projectile components and more than 30 mortar rounds.

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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