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Small arms fire targets MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070729-20
July 29, 2007

Small arms fire targets MND-B patrol

Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier was killed during a small arms fire attack while conducting combat operations north of the Iraqi capital July 29.

Soldiers from this unit continue to work side-by-side with their Iraqi Army counterparts conducting cordon and search and targeted raid operations in an effort to disrupt and deny insurgent safe havens in the area. Numerous suspected insurgents have been detained and weapons caches found as a result of these successful operations.

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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