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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
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September 22, 2004
Release Number: 04-09-25C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



SOLDIER DIES IN BAGHDAD CAR BOMB BLAST

BAGHDAD, Iraq - One Task Force Baghdad Soldier died and four others were wounded when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated at about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 near a traffic control point in Baghdad.

Four Soldiers were medically evacuated immediately following the attack, and one of them died of wounds at a nearby military medical treatment facility. A fifth Soldier suffered minor wounds in the blast.

The name of the Soldier killed in this incident is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.

The incident is under investigation.



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For more information, contact the First Cavalry Division Public Affairs Office at david.j.larsen@1cd.army.mil.

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