Contact theSOPAbout theSOPSupport theSOPWritersEditorsManaging Editors
theSOP logo
Published:November 27th, 2006 03:27 EST
Four Civilians Injured in Ramadi

Four Civilians Injured in Ramadi

By SOP newswire

AR RAMADI, Iraq – Four civilians were evacuated to Camp Taqqadum for medical treatment of injuries sustained from mortar fire in northern Sofia directed against insurgent forces Nov. 26.

After establishing positive identification, Coalition Forces engaged insurgents who were gathering in preparation to attack an Albu Soda tribal check point. One of the injured, a 64-year-old man, stated that several boys ran toward the area of impacts and he then chased them in an effort to move them to safety. The gentlemen and three boys ages 16, 13 and 6 were injured.

All the injured civilians went to a check point and were taken to Camp Taqqadum by Coalition Forces for treatment. None of the injuries is life threatening.

Yesterday, the Albu Soda tribe was attacked through a tribal area check point and successfully repelled Al Qaeda fighters in their tribal area.

Source:DoD