US military: Marine killed in combat

A US Marine has been killed in combat operations in western Iraq and an Army soldier died in the Baghdad area, the military said Monday. The Marine, assigned to Multi National Force-West, was killed Sunday in the Anbar Province, the scene of ongoing fighting between US-led forces and Sunni insurgents. The Army soldier, assigned to the Multi-National Division-Baghdad, died Sunday "due to a non-battle related cause," the statement said without providing additional details.