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Published:March 16th, 2007 03:00 EST

Wagon Master troops take fire

By SOP newswire

CAMP TAJI, Iraq " Soldiers from 867th Corps Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Corps (Expeditionary) came under small arms fire while conducting a combat logistics patrol south of Logistical Support Area  Anaconda 14 Mar.

Troops observed muzzle flashes from two separate locations and identified five to seven enemy personnel on the ground and two to three in an adjacent building; continuously firing on the convoy.  Soldiers manning the gun truck security vehicles positively identified the individuals and engaged both locations, killing five enemy personnel.

No injuries or damage was reported and the CLP continued with its mission.

Multi-National Corps " Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342