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Published:April 20th, 2007 16:07 EST
Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol

Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol

By SOP newswire

BAGHDAD — Two MND-B Soldiers died and one other was wounded when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device north of Baghdad April 18. The unit was returning from a combat patrol in the area when the attack occurred.

Iraqi security forces and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers continue conducting operations in support of Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon, helping set the conditions for a stable, secure and self-reliant Iraq.

Elements of this unit recently conducted targeted raids north of the Iraqi capital aimed at disrupting IED cell operations. Five suspected insurgents were detained as a result of these raids.

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

FOR QUERIES, CONTACT MULT-NATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS, MAJOR STEVEN LAMB BY E-MAIL AT STEVEN.LAMB@MND-B.ARMY.MIL This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL (914) 822-8174 OR IRAQNA 011-964-890-192-4674