Two US Marines killed in western Iraq battles

October 3, 2006 10:33

Two US Marines have been killed in fighting in western Iraq, the US command said Tuesday. One Marine assigned to the Regimental Combat Team 7 died Sept. 30 in fighting in the Anbar province, the military said. Another Marine with the Regimental Combat Team 7 died Oct. 1 in fighting in the same area. That brings the total to five US Marines who died in Anbar over the weekend, four battle deaths and one from a non-combat related vehicle accident. The Marines' names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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