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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
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

October 19, 2005
Release Number: 05-10-22C





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE SOLDIER KILLED AND TWO SOLDIERS WOUNDED BY IED ATTACK

LSA ANACONDA, BALAD, Iraq – One 56th Brigade Combat Team Soldier died as a result of his wounds and two Soldiers were wounded as a result of an improvised explosive device attack while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 11:00 p.m. October 18, near Al Iskandariyah, Iraq.

The Soldiers were taken to a Coalition forces medical treatment facility. The incident is currently under investigation and the names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending next of kin notification.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE 1st CORPS SUPPORT COMMAND, LOGISTICS SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE. MAJ CURTIS CARNEY CURTIS.CARNEY@US.ARMY.MIL.


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