Apr 5, 2005 HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND NEWS RELEASE Number: 05-04-05C
CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, was killed on April 4 from an explosion which occurred during combat operations in the Al-Anbar province.
TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER DIES;
Apr 5, 2005 HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND NEWS RELEASE Number: 05-04-06C & AP
A bomb targeted a U.S. convoy Tuesday in southern Baghdad, killing one U.S. soldier and wounding four others. A US Humvee and a civilian car were destroyed in the explosion.
A Task Force Baghdad Soldier died April 5 around 9:30 a.m. when his patrol in south Baghdad hit an improvised explosive device.
Four other Soldiers were wounded and were evacuated to a nearby coalition treatment facility.
An abandoned taxi exploded as the U.S. patrol drove down an expressway in the Dora neighbourhood, said Sgt. 1st Class David Abrams, a spokesman for Task Force Baghdad.
He said one of the injured soldiers had minor injuries, but no details were given on the others.
Buffalo Firefighter-Army Reservist Killed
April 05, 2005 (AP)
Flags are flying at half-staff at fire stations throughout Buffalo in honor of a firefighter killed while on active duty with the Army Reserve in Iraq.
Officials with the Rochester-based 98th Division say Staff Sergeant Christopher Dill was fatally shot yesterday during an attack.
Officials in Buffalo say the 32-year-old Dill was a second-generation city firefighter. Dill was assigned to Buffalo's Engine 21, which handled hazardous material calls along with its other duties. His father is a retired commander of the