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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
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June 11, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-14C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO MARINES KILLED NEAR SAQLAWIYAH

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Two Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed June 10 when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

The incident took place during combat operations near Saqlawiyah, Iraq.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.


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