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Four Servicemembers Killed in Iraq

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2006 – Four U.S. servicemembers have been killed in action in Iraq over the past two days, military officials reported.

A Multinational Division Baghdad servicemember died at about 1:30 p.m. today when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by an improvised explosive device north of Baghdad, military officials in Iraq reported. The individual’s service affiliation was not released.

Elsewhere, two Marines and a sailor assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 died from wounds suffered due to enemy action in Iraq’s Anbar province yesterday.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

(Compiled from Multinational Corps Iraq news releases.)

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