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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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June 6, 2003
Release Number: 03-06-21


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE SAILOR KILLED, THREE INJURED AT AL KUT

CAMP DOHA, Kuwait - A U.S. Navy Seabee serving with the First Marine Expeditionary Force died early Friday morning in Al Kut after handling unexploded ordnance near a barracks. The sailor was killed instantly and three others were injured and are in stable condition.

The names are being withheld pending next-of-kin notification. The incident is under investigation.


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