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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

March 9, 2005
Release Number: 05-03-05C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER DIES IN IED ATTACK

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A Task Force Baghdad Soldier died March 9 when his patrol was hit by an improvised explosive device around 3:30 p.m.

Another Soldier was wounded.

The name of the Soldier is being held pending notification of next of kin. The incident is under investigation.

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