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Release A050802c

Update on six Marines killed near Haditha

Multi-National Force-Iraq

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.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT: MNFWCEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil



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