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Release A050823b

Terrorist dies at 344th Field Hospital

Multi-National Force-Iraq

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq – A 37-year-old Iraqi male died Aug. 22 at Abu Ghraib as a result of gunshot wounds sustained while engaging Coalition Forces.

The terrorist was evacuated to the 344th Field Hospital on Aug. 6 with gunshot wounds. He underwent surgery and was placed in intensive care for monitoring.

On Aug. 22 he was pronounced dead at approximately 4 p.m. from complications resulting from the gunshot wounds.

The remains will be transferred to the family upon completion of an autopsy. This is standing procedure for all detainees who die while in custody of the Multi-National Force.

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