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MND-B Soldiers attacked during combat operations

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Thursday, 30 August 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070830-11
August 30, 2007

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

BAGHDAD — A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier was killed and another wounded during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 30.

Soldiers from this unit continue to conduct combined clearing and cordon and search operations, finding five weapons caches and a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in recent weeks. Caches uncovered in this area of Baghdad consisted of more than 100 mortar, rocket and artillery rounds, anti-tank mines, pressure-plate IEDs, rocket-propelled grenade launchers and homemade explosives.

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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