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August 7, 2005
Release A050807b

Marine killed by suicide attack

Multi-National Force-Iraq

CAMP FALLUJAH , Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) was killed in action August 6 by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. The incident took place during combat operations near Al Amiriyah, Iraq .

The name of the deceased is being withheld and will be released by the Department of Defense after the next of kin have been notified.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE-WEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT CEPAOWO@CEMNF-WIRAQ.USMC.MIL



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