Update on six Marines killed near Haditha
CAMP FALLUJAH , Iraq – Six Marines were killed Aug. 1 while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha. They were engaged by terrorists and killed by small-arms fire. Five Marines were killed in the initial attack; one was unaccounted for and his body later found and safely recovered a few kilometers away. The circumstances of the incident are under investigation.
Names of the deceased are being withheld until notification of next of kin.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT: MNFWCEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil
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