February 15th, 2007 02:55 EST
Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked, counter attack
TIKRIT, Iraq – Task Force Lightning Soldiers were attacked while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province Feb. 14.
Three Task Force Lightning Soldiers were killed as a result of injuries sustained following explosions near their vehicles. A fourth Soldier later died of wounds at a Coalition medical facility.
Two other Soldiers were wounded and taken to a Coalition medical facility for treatment.
The names of the deceased U.S. Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342