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Attack Kills Two Soldiers, Wounds One in Iraq

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2006 – Two U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded March 16 in an indirect fire attack on Contingency Operating Base Speicher in Iraq, Multinational Force Iraq officials announced today.

The three soldiers were all members of Task Force Band of Brothers from the 101st Airborne Division. The names of the soldiers killed are being withheld until their families are notified, officials said. The wounded soldier is being treated in a local military medical facility.

Contingency Operating Base Speicher is northwest of Tikrit.

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