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Explosion at Ammunition Storage Point

AS SUWAYRAH, Iraq
-- Seven Ukrainian Soldiers and a Kazakh Soldier were killed in an explosion at an ammunition storage point around noon on Jan. 9.

Seven other Ukrainian Soldiers and four other Kazakh Soldiers were wounded in the explosion.

The explosion, which occurred south of As Suwayrah, occurred while members of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team Explosive Ordnance Disposal were cleaning the ammunition point.



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