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Task Force Baghdad Soldier dies

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD , Iraq -- A Task Force Baghdad Soldier died June 27 from wounds sustained during a small-arms fire attack in central Baghdad around 10:15 a.m.

The Soldier's unit had incorrectly been identified in a previous press release.

The Soldier's unit was assisting Iraqi Police at the scene of a vehicle fire when it came under attack from terrorists. The Soldier was evacuated to the 86th Combat Support Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

The name of the Soldier is being held pending notification of next of kin. The incident is under investigation.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT TASKFORCEBAGHDADPAO@ID3.ARMY.MIL.

 



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