Two Marines killed in combat in Anbar province

October 24, 2006 12:17

Two more US Marines were killed during combat in the insurgent stronghold of Anbar province, the American military announced Tuesday. There were no other details and names of the dead were withheld until family could be notified. The deaths raised to 89 the number of US forces killed in October, the highest toll for any month this year and on course to surpass the October 2005 total of 96. Before that the deadliest months were January 2005, at 107; November 2004 at 137 and April 2004, at 135.

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