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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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January 26, 2005
Release Number: 05-01-34C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



ONE 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION SOLDIER KILLED, TWO WOUNDED IN RPG ATTACK

TIKRIT, Iraq -- One 1st Infantry Division Soldier was killed and two others wounded when anti-Iraqi forces attacked their combat patrol with rocket propelled grenades near Ad Duluiyah on Jan. 26 at about 11:20 a.m. The Soldiers were evacuated to a Multi-National Forces medical facility for treatment. One Soldier is in serious condition; the other is in stable condition. The names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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