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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
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June 5, 2003
Release Number: 03-06-14


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


US SOLDIER KILLED, FIVE WOUNDED IN AL FALLUJAH

CAMP DOHA, Kuwait -- One soldier was killed and five were wounded early Thursday morning in Al Fallujah when an unknown assailant fired at them with a rocket-propelled grenade.

The soldiers are assigned to the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

The injured were evacuated by vehicle to a local military medical facility.

The names of the dead and wounded are being withheld until their next-of-kin has been notified.

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