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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
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

May 17, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-21C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIER KILLED, ONE WOUNDED BY IED

TIKRIT, Iraq - One Task Force Liberty Soldier was killed and another wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated next to their combat patrol about 30km south of Tikrit at about 7:00 a.m., May 17.

The wounded Soldier has been returned to duty.

The name of the Soldier killed is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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