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NEWS RELEASE
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

October 14, 2004
Release Number: 04-10-15C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



TWO TASK FORCE OLYMPIA SOLDIERS KILLED IN CAR BOMB ATTACK

MOSUL, Iraq - Two Soldiers assigned to Task Force Olympia died following a car bomb attack on a Multi-National Force convoy Oct. 13 at approximately 2:20 p.m. The attack occurred in the northeastern area of Mosul.

Five Multi-National Force Soldiers were wounded. Two have been returned to duty and three are being treated at the military hospital in Mosul.

A suicide bomber drove the car bomb loaded with explosives into a vehicle in the convoy where it detonated.

The names of the soldiers killed in the attack are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

REPORT PROVIDED BY THE TASK FORCE OLYMPIA, MULTINATIONAL BRIGADE-NORTHWEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LT COL PAUL HASTINGS AT PAUL.HASTINGS@US.ARMY.MIL



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