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|November 5, 2005
Release Number: 05-11-12C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ONE U.S. SERVICEMAN KILLED, THREE INJURED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
TALLIL, Iraq – One U.S. service member was killed and three others were injured in a non-combat related vehicle accident near Tallil, Iraq at approximately 1:49 p.m. Nov 5.
The three injured service members were evacuated to a Combat Support Hospital at Tallil Air Base for further treatment.
The service members are all assigned to the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq in support of its mission to rebuild, train, equip and mentor the Iraqi security forces.
The names of the dead and injured are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL SECURITY TRANSITION COMMAND – IRAQ PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, Lt. Col. Frederick P. Wellman, firstname.lastname@example.org
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