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thedrifter
04-15-06, 12:49 PM
Conn. man serving in Iraq injured by bomb attack

(AP, Apr. 15, 2006 10:55 AM) _ A Canterbury man serving in the U.S. Marines is recovering from a bomb attack in Iraq.

Lance Corporal Matthew Robbins sustained a concussion Monday near Fallujah, Iraq, after the Humvee in which he was riding hit an improvised bomb.

The 20-year-old Robbins has been in Iraq with the First Battalion, 25th Marines, since late March.

Robbins' mother, Kathleen Robbins, said her son was kept under medical observation and assigned light duty for a day before returning to the battalion's unit of about 200 men. The battalion is based in Plainville.

She said he has ringing in his ears but has been told that the symptom of a concussion should soon fade.

Ellie