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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 2, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-02C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



TASK FORCE DANGER SOLDIER KILLED, 10 WOUNDED

TIKRIT, IRAQ - A Task Force Danger Soldier was killed and 10 wounded during a suspected improvised explosive device attack and exchange of enemy small arms fire near Kirkuk at about 9:12 a.m. on May 2.

The wounded Soldiers were evacuated to military treatment facilities and are in stable condition.

The deceased Soldier's name is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

The incident is under investigation.

Note: This release confirms information reported earlier today.


For more information, please contact 1ID PAO at firstid.pao@us.army.mil.


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