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1st Infantry Division Soldier Killed, Four Wounded

TIKRIT, Iraq -
One 1st Infantry Division Soldier was killed and four others were wounded when a combat patrol was attacked near Samarra at about 4:35 p.m. April 11.

Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment and AH-64 Apache helicopters were alerted to provide assistance. The wounded were evacuated to a nearby military medical facility. The wounded Soldiers were in stable condition.

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

The incident is under investigation.

Release #040412g

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