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June 16, 2003
Release Number: 03-06-60


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


U.S. SOLDIER DIES IN NON-HOSTILE INCIDENT

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A U.S. soldier died Sunday in an apparent non-hostile incident in the Taji area of Iraq.

The soldier was evacuated to an Army medical facility for treatment, where he later died.

The soldier's identification is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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