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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 465-01
September 27, 2001

DOD CASUALTY UPDATE

The Department of Defense confirmed today that the following people were killed as a result of the attack on the Pentagon. This brings to 80 the number of unaccounted victims positively identified, not including the individual who later succumbed to wounds suffered in the attack.

Navy:

Mr. Julian Cooper, Department of the Navy contractor, 39, Springdale, Md.

Mr. Khang Nguyen, Department of the Navy contractor, 41, Fairfax, Va.

As a result of the attack, 125 people were killed or remain unaccounted, not including the 64 passengers on the plane. To date, 118 remains have been recovered and transported to Dover Air Force Base, Del. for identification. Search and recovery operations continue.