Two Soldiers, Three Marines Killed in Iraq
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2006 Two soldiers and three Marines died in Iraq in incidents yesterday and today, military officials reported.
A Multinational Division Baghdad soldier died today when his unit was attacked by small-arms fire in central Baghdad.
Yesterday, a Multinational Division Baghdad soldier died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb struck his vehicle west of Baghdad.
The Marines were killed yesterday while operating in Iraq’s Anbar province. A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 and a Marine assigned to 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group died from enemy action. The third Marine, assigned to 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, died in a non-combat-related vehicle accident.
The names of the soldiers and Marines are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
(Compiled from Multinational Corps Iraq news releases.)