8 Oct 2007

American Samoa solider killed in Iraqi war

6:36 am on 8 October 2007

Another American Samoan soldier has been killed in the war in Iraq.

He was 23 year old Army Specialist Avealalo Milo who was caught in enemy fire in Baghdad in Iraq on October 4.

He is the 15th American Samoan soldier to die in Iraq and the sixth soldier to be killed in

the war this year.

The US Department of Defense says Specialist Milo died of wounds suffered when insurgents

attacked his unit using small arms fire.