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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

May 29, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-46C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



SOLDIER KILLED BY MORTAR ATTACK

BALAD, Iraq - An 81st Brigade Combat Team Soldier assigned to Task Force 1/185 was killed on May 25 in a mortar attack at a base south of Baghdad.

Nine Soldiers were also injured in the attack.

Eight were taken to the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad for treatment and one was treated at the forward operating base.

The name of the Solider killed is withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

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