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Six Servicemembers Killed in Four Incidents in Iraq

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2006 – Three Marines and a soldier assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed yesterday in attacks in Fallujah and Ramadi, while another two soldiers were killed in Baghdad the same day, military officials in Iraq reported.

Two of the Marines, assigned to Regimental Combat Team 8, were killed by small-arms fire in separate attacks in Fallujah. In Ramadi, a Marine and a soldier were killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Iraqi police recruitment center.

Two Task Force Baghdad soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb struck their patrol vehicle in the Multinational Division Baghdad area of operations.

The servicemembers' names are being withheld pending notification of the families.

(Compiled from Multinational Force Iraq news releases.)

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