Fort Leonard Wood has identified five international soldiers who were killed Dec. 26 in floodwaters.
At approximately 8 p.m., the men from the International Student Detachment on Fort Leonard Wood were returning to post from Osage Beach when their vehicle went off the road due to flash flooding at a low water crossing site on Highway U near Crocker. The victims were:
•Maj. Mohammad Hassan Ibrahim, 32, Egypt;
•Maj. Akram Abu Al-rub, 38, Jordan;
•Capt. Ahmed Moussouni, 32, Algeria;
•Capt. Ahmed Abdelghani, 29, Egypt; and
•Capt. Hasman Hussin, 33, Malaysia.
All five soldiers were attending officer education at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence. The victims were recovered from the water and are being returned to their home country for burial and services.