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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 27, 2005
Release Number: 05-10-37C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE KILLED, 4 WOUNDED BY SMALL-ARMS FIRE, IED ATTACK

LSA ANACONDA, BALAD, Iraq – One 1st COSCOM Soldier died as a result of his wounds and four Soldiers were wounded as a result of an improvised explosive device and small arms fire attack while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 11:15 a.m. Oct. 26, near Ashraf, 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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