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Soldier, Marine Die of Battlefield Wounds in Iraq

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2006 – A Multinational Division Baghdad soldier and a Marine assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, are the latest U.S. casualties in Iraq, military officials reported today.

The soldier was killed today by a roadside bomb eastern Baghdad, officials said. The Marine died today of wounds suffered yesterday during enemy action in Iraq's Anbar province.

Their names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

(Compiled from Multinational Force Iraq news releases.)

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