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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

July 18, 2005
Release Number: 05-07-11C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIER KILLED BY IED NEAR BALAD

TIKRIT, Iraq -- One Task Force Liberty Soldier was killed by an improvised explosive device at about 10 a.m. July 17 near Balad in Salah Ad Din Province.

Two Soldiers were wounded and taken to a Coalition Forces medical treatment facility.

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

For more information, please contact 42nd ID PAO at fortysecond.id.pao@us.army.mil



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