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Task Force Olympia Soldier Dies from Injuries Following Grenade Attack

MOSUL, Iraq -
One Soldier assigned to Task Force Olympia died April 28 from wounds following a hand grenade attack west of Mosul just before 7 p.m. April 27. Three other soldiers were wounded in the attack.

Three Soldiers were transported to the 67th Combat Support Hospital in Mosul. One of these Soldiers later succumbed to wounds and died in the hospital on April 28. A fourth Soldier was provided with medical treatment and has been returned to duty.

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

Task Force Olympia extends heartfelt condolences to the families of the Soldier who died and to those who were injured from this incident.

Release #040428a

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