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Explosively-formed penetrator strikes MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Wednesday, 05 September 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070905-06
September 5, 2007

Explosively-formed penetrator strikes MND-B patrol
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Three Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers were killed and two others wounded when an explosively-formed penetrator detonated on their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 4.

Units operating in this area continue to conduct targeted raids and clearing operations in order to disrupt insurgent and militia elements operating in this section of the Iraqi capital.

The Soldiers’ names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.

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