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LANDSTUHL, Germany — Three 101st Airborne Division members injured when a fellow soldier threw grenades in their Kuwait tent complex were being treated Tuesday at the Army hospital in Landstuhl, a division spokesman said.

The three soldiers, two of whom were in intensive care, arrived at Ramstein Air Base at 1:40 a.m. Tuesday with two Marines who have combat-related injuries, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center spokeswoman Marie Shaw said.

Two additional 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division soldiers with serious grenade injuries were expected to arrive at Landstuhl later Tuesday, division spokesman John Minton said. Another two soldiers injured in the attack may be airlifted to the hospital on Wednesday, Minton said. The division is based at Fort Campbell, Ky.

The attack occurred at 1:30 a.m. Sunday when someone tossed grenades in three tents at the division’s command complex at Camp Pennsylvania.

One soldier, Capt. Christopher Scott Seifert, was killed in the attack, The Associated Press reported. Seifert, 27, was sleeping in his tent when the attack occurred. Fifteen other soldiers, including the division commander, were wounded.

Sgt. Asan Akbar of the 326th Engineer Battalion is in custody at the U.S. Army Confinement Facility, Europe, in Mannheim, Germany, in connection with the attack.

The grenades used in the attacks were both fragmentary and incendiary devices designed to cause either death or serious battlefield injuries, Minton said. Many of the injured were treated at the scene and returned to duty within 24 hours. Others are expected back on duty within a week, Minton said.

As of Tuesday, 15 soldiers and Marines injured in fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom were being treated at the Army hospital in Germany, a spokesman said.

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