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MND-B Soldier attacked during combat operations

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Monday, 13 August 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070813-11
August 13, 2007

MND-B Soldier attacked during combat operations
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier was attacked during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 13.

While conducting combat operations in this area of Baghdad, elements from this unit have recently found numerous weapons caches yielding more than 100 mortar rounds, 80 gallons of nitric acid, a precursor in the fabrication of homemade explosives, and a variety of materials used to build improvised explosive devices.

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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