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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

May 10, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-13C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SECOND MARINE DIES AFTER INDIRECT FIRE ATTACK

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), died May 9 from injuries received from an indirect fire explosion.

The incident took place during combat operations in Al Karmah, Iraq.

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

For additional information regarding this release, contact the 2nd MEF public affairs office via email at: CEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil


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