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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

February 20, 2006
Release Number: 06-02-02CM




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER KILLED IN IED ATTACK

BAGHDAD, Iraq – A Coalition Forces Soldier was killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a combat patrol southeast of Karbala, Iraq Feb. 20.

The name of Soldier is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

This incident is under investigation.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS PLANS AND OPERATIONS NCO, MASTER SGT ERIC LOBSINGER AT: eric.lobsinger@mnd-b.army.mil



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