JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A grenade attack on a Protestant church in
Pakistan injured a Florida native and killed his wife and stepdaughter,
Barbara Green and her 17-year-old daughter Kristen Wormsley, a senior
the American School in Islamabad, were the only Americans who died in the
attack. Three others were killed and 45 were injured.
Green and her husband, Milton Green, a native of Fernandina Beach, worked
at the U.S. Embassy - she in administration and he in the computer
Milton Green, 46, and the couple's 10-year-old son were injured but not
seriously, according to police.
Family members said Barbara Green and her children returned to Pakistan
last month and felt safe there.
"They never felt really threatened at all," Green's son, Milton Green
of Minneapolis told The Florida Times-Union. He said Barbara and the two
children returned to the United States after the Sept. 11 terrorist
When not overseas, the family lived near Washington, D.C., he said.
Milton Green lived in Fernandina Beach, about 25 miles northeast of
Jacksonville on Florida's east coast, until he entered the Air Force after
Secretary of State Colin Powell called Green's family in Fernandina Beach
Powell called the Greens "a tremendous asset to the country" and
expressed his sadness over the deaths, said Ulysses Green Jr., the older
brother of Milton Green.
Ulysses said his brother talked of returning to Florida soon, and Kristen
had hoped to enroll at Florida State University in the fall.