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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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July 29, 2004
Release Number: 04-07-28C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION

TIKRIT, Iraq - One 1st Infantry Division Soldier died of wounds he received when a Multi-National Force patrol came under small arms fire from anti-Iraqi forces near Hawija around 1 p.m. July 29.

The Soldier was evacuated to a military medical facility, where he was pronounced dead.

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

The incident is under investigation.

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