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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

June 24, 2004
Release Number: 04-06-22C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



TWO SOLDIERS KILLED, SEVEN WOUNDED IN BAQUBAH FIGHTING

TIKRIT, Iraq - Two Coalition Soldiers were killed and seven wounded when their patrol was ambushed in Baqubah around 5:30 a.m. June 24.

Insurgents attacked the Coalition Forces with small arms, improvised explosive devices, and rocket-propelled grenades.

Wounded Coalition soldiers were taken to a military medical facility for treatment.

The Soldier's names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

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