12 Dec 2003

Guam suffers first Iraq war casualty

5:07 pm on 12 December 2003

Guam has confirmed that is has suffered its first casualty of the conflict in Iraq.

25-year old Christopher Wesley died this week when the vehicle he was driving was attacked by Iraqis.

The News Tribune of Washington reports that three US soldiers were killed in total when the Stryker vehicle plunged down an embankment while being shot at.

Mr Wesley is survived by his mother and younger brother and sister.