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A 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division soldier was killed by a roadside bomb while on a patrol in Tal Afar, Iraq, on Saturday, military officials said Sunday.

The name of the soldier and the unit to which he is attached are being withheld until next of kin are notified. One other American soldier was wounded in the incident and was being treated at the combat support hospital in Mosul.

According to military officials, the incident occurred while the soldiers were conducting a foot patrol in the northern Iraq city.

The 1st Brigade, based in Germany, deployed to Iraq in January. Two other members of the unit have been killed, one in the western city of Hit and the other in Muhalabiya.


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