Bulgarian Soldier killed in attack
CAMP ECHO, Iraq - A 3rd Battle Group Bulgarian Soldier was
killed by machine gun fire while on patrol about 60 kilometers
southeast of Ad Diwanyah about 8 p.m., March 4.
Seriously wounded during the attack, the Soldier was treated by a
doctor from the 3rd BG Quick Reaction Forces. The Soldier was
evacuated to a Coalition Forces hospital in Ad Diwanyah city, but
despite intensive medical care, the Soldier died at 9:15 p.m.
The Multinational Division Central-South commanding general has
appointed a special commission in order to look into the
circumstances of the attack.
The name of the Soldier is being withheld pending notification of
next of kin.
For more information, please contact the Public Information Office
of Multi-National Division Central-South, at Thuraya 00 873 762 197
788 or e-mail