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July 28, 2004
Release Number: 04-07-25C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



SOLDIER KILLED, THREE WOUNDED IN IED ATTACK NEAR BALAD RUZ

TIKRIT, Iraq - One Task Force Danger Soldier was killed and three other Soldiers were wounded during an improvised explosive device attack on their patrol near Balad Ruz around 8:15 p.m. July 27.

The Soldiers were evacuated to a Multi-National medical facility for treatment. The wounded Soldiers are in stable condition.

The names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The incident is under investigation.

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