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Soldier Killed and Another Wounded while Responding to Mortar Attack

BAGHDAD, Iraq -
One 1st Cavalry Division Soldier was killed and another wounded early this morning when their quick reaction force (QRF) was targeted by a coordinated attack. The QRF was responding to an earlier mortar attack in the vicinity of Camp Cooke. The attack consisted of an IED followed by small arms fire. The wounded Soldier has been returned to duty.
The Soldiers' names are being withheld pending notification of their next of kin.



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