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March 3, 2005
Release Number: 05-03-02C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIERS DIE

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two Task Force Baghdad Soldiers died late March 2 at a combat support hospital after being injured in an improvised explosive device attack.

The Soldiers were on patrol in central Baghdad when their vehicle struck the IED around 9 p.m.

Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The incident is under investigation.

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