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Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 23 August 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070823-05
August 23, 2007

Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD —A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier was killed and four others wounded during combat operations in an area west of the Iraqi capital Aug. 22.

Units operating in this area of Iraq continue to conduct targeted raids and clearing operations in order to disrupt insurgent and militia elements operating in this section of the Iraqi capital. Destroying these cells reduces overall sectarian violence and helps sets the conditions for the improvement of essential services, economic growth and aids in the transition of Iraqi-led security operations.

The 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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