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06/27/07

Helicopters exchange fire with insurgents

From the Multi-National Division Center, Public Affairs:

KALSU, Iraq - Coalition Forces aircraft killed an insurgent and wounded another June 26 south of Baghdad.

Two AH-64 Apache helicopters with Multi-National Division - Center's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade received small arms fire from a building. The helicopters engaged the insurgents with 30 mm rounds.

Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, were called to search the building and immediate area for insurgents.  

The wounded insurgent was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He will be taken into custody by the Iraqi army.

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