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March 15, 2005
Release Number: 05-03-10C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER DIES

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A Task Force Baghdad Soldier died March 15 around 10 a.m. when a vehicle-carried improvised explosive device detonated while the Soldier was on patrol.

Six other Soldiers were wounded. Several local nationals and one Iraqi policeman were also wounded.

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

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