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|March 31, 2005
Release Number: 05-03-23C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER DIES
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A Task Force Baghdad Soldier died March 30 around 4:30 p.m. when his patrol in east Baghdad came under small arms attack.
Soldiers at the scene determined the shots came from a local national who fled into the crowd. The patrol later performed a cordon-and-search at a house in the vicinity and detained five suspected terrorists for questioning.
The name of the Soldier is being held pending notification of next of kin. The incident is under investigation.
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