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CENTCOMNEWS 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

August 2, 2005
Release Number: 05-08-02C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SIX MARINES KILLED NEAR HADITHA

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Six Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed in action August 1 near Haditha.

Names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

For additional information concerning this release, contact II Marine Expeditionary Force Public Affairs at CEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil or Multi-National Force-Iraq Public Affairs at (703) 270-0319.


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