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May 31, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-48C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



FIRST ARMORED DIVISION SOLDIER KILLED, TWO OTHERS WOUNDED IN IED ATTACK

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three Task Force 1st Armored Division Soldiers were wounded at about 6:40 p.m. May 30 when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device south of Baghdad.

The Soldiers were evacuated to the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, where one Soldier died from wounds sustained in the attack.

The deceased Soldier's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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