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CENTCOMNEWS 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

February 21, 2005
Release Number: 05-02-30C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


3 U.S. Soldiers Killed, 8 Wounded During MEDEVAC

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- At approximately 8 a.m. on Feb. 21, three U.S. soldiers were killed and eight were wounded when an IED detonated during a medical evacuation of a soldier. The soldier was injured in a convoy accident caused by a civilian vehicle.

Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER AT (703) 270 0279.

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