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Another Fort Carson soldier has died in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The soldiers was part of the 4th Infantry Division from the 3rd Brigaide Combat Team. The soldier was killed Monday, and two others were wounded when attackers using automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades fired upon their patrol at about 7:30 a.m., Iraqi time on Monday. The incident happened near Albu Shukur.
The wounded soldiers received immediate medical attention and were evacuated to the 21st Combat Support Hospital
The soldiers’ names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin. The incident is still under investigation.