Two Fort Richardson paratroopers die in Iraq

The Army says two Fort Richardson paratroopers were killed Tuesday in Iraq. They were assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. The Army says they were hit in an indirect fire attack. Their next of kin have been notified. The deaths bring the number of 4th Brigade Combat soldiers killed to 48 since the unit deployed to Iraq last fall. Ten other paratroopers were injured in the incident, including one seriously.

The Associated Press