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Explosive-formed penetrator strikes MND-B patrol

Multi-National Force-Iraq

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070923-04
September 23, 2007

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

BAGHDAD - One Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier was killed and another wounded when an explosive-formed penetrator detonated on their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 22.

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 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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