ABU GHRAIB, Iraq – A 37-year-old Iraqi male died Aug. 22 at Abu Ghraib ( search) as a result of gunshot wounds sustained while engaging Coalition Forces, according to a U.S. military release.
The terrorist was evacuated to the 344th Field Hospital ( search) on Aug. 6 with gunshot wounds. He underwent surgery and was placed in intensive care for monitoring, according to the statement.
On Aug. 22 he was pronounced dead at approximately 4 p.m. from complications resulting from the gunshot wounds.
The remains will be transferred to the family upon completion of an autopsy. This is standing procedure for all detainees who die while in custody of the Multi-National Force (search).
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