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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
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June 6, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-04C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIER KILLED BY IED

TIKRIT, Iraq -- A Task Force Liberty Soldier was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near a vehicle patrol in Kirkuk Province at about 4 p.m., June 5. The Soldier was evacuated to a Coalition Forces medical facility where the Soldier died of wounds sustained in the attack.

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

Text for release provided by the 42ND Infantry Division Public Affairs Office. For more information, please contact 42 ID PAO at fortysecond.id.pao@us.army.MIL.

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