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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

August 10, 2005
Release Number: 05-08-15C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


FOUR TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIERS KILLED, SIX WOUNDED NEAR BAYJI

TIKRIT, Iraq – Four Task Force Liberty Soldiers were killed and six were wounded when terrorists attacked a patrol near Bayji at about 11:30 p.m. on August 9.

The wounded were evacuated to a Coalition Forces medical facility.

The names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

For more information, contact Multi-National Force-Iraq Press Information Center at (703) 270-0320.




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