Third ID Soldier Killed in Car Bomb Blast - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

07/15/05

Third ID Soldier Killed in Car Bomb Blast

The latest local casualty in the fight against terrorism is Spc. Benyahmin Yahudah, a Third Infantry Division soldier from Ft. Stewart, was killed when car bomb went off near a US military vehicle.

Officials would not confirm whether Yahudah, who's from Bogart, Georgia, was one of 27 people killed in a suicide bombing on Wednesday. One American soldier was killed in that attack in a Baghdad neighborhood. At least 70 other people were wounded.

Hostile attacks have killed more than 1,300 soldiers since the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Reported by: Jamie Ertle, jertle@wtoc.com

 

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