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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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May 7, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-04C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MARINE DIES FROM IED BLAST IN AL KARMAH

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), died as the result of injuries received from the detonation of an improvised explosive device May 7.

The incident occurred during combat operations in Al Karmah, Iraq.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.



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