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2 US service members killed in Iraq during mission against ISIS

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Two U.S. service members were killed by "enemy forces" Sunday while advising and accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold in a mountainous area of north-central Iraq, the U.S. military said in a statement to Fox News. The names of the service members are being withheld pending next of kin notification, in accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the statement said.

 

 

The two Americans killed were Marine Raiders partnering with Iraqi Special Forces in a large operation against ISIS, an unidentified source familiar with the operation told Marine Corps Times. No other information was immediately released.

 

It’s the first U.S. troops killed in Iraq this year. The last American to be killed in action in Iraq was a U.S. Marine in August 2019. With news of 2 U.S. troops killed Sunday in Iraq, there have now been 19 American service members killed fighting ISIS since August 2014, when U.S. military involvement began, according to the Defense Causality Analysis System (DMDC).

 

Fox News' Lucas Tomlinson contributed to this report.

 



Story online here.


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