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CENTCOMNEWS 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 19, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-23C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO U.S. SOLDIERS KILLED IN DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two Task Force Baghdad Soldiers died May 19 at approximately 5:40 p.m. from wounds suffered when their convoy was fired upon by terrorists in another vehicle in central Baghdad.

The names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The incident is under investigation.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT: TaskForceBaghdadPAO@id3.army.mil


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