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Sunday, January 29, 2006

ABC news crew injured in IED attack

Two members of an ABC news crew, embedded with the 4th Infantry Division, were injured when an improvised explosive device struck their armored personnel carrier north of Taji during a combined operation of Iraqi Army and Coalition Forces.

The two reporters, ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff and cameraman Doug Vogt, and an Iraqi Soldier, were injured in the attack at approximately 12:25 p.m. Jan. 29.

The wounded were evacuated to a military hospital for further treatment.

“Our immediate priority is the well-being of the two injured reporters and the Iraqi Soldier,” said Lt. Col. Jonathan Withington, Multi-National Division – Baghdad spokesman. (I’ll have to second that too... AubreyJ)
The incident is under investigation.
(Above courtesy of MNF-I and taken from Press Release A060129d)

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