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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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May 3, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-03C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TF OLYMPIA SOLDIER DIES FROM INJURIES FOLLOWING RPG ATTACK

MOSUL, Iraq - A Task Force Olympia soldier died this morning from wounds following a rocket-propelled grenade attack on a convoy south of Qarrayah just after 9 a.m. May 1.

One other Soldier was wounded in the attack and transported to the 67th Combat Support Hospital in Mosul. Earlier reports of a second soldier being wounded in the attack were incorrect.

The name of the Soldier who died is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

For more information contact MNB-North PAO at Joseph.piek@us.army.mil

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