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Release No: 905-03
December 02, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

            Spc. Uday Singh, 21, of Lake Forest, Ill., was killed on Dec. 1 in Habbaniyah, Iraq.  Singh died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his patrol.

            Singh was assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan.

            The incident is under investigation.

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