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14 U.S. Marines Killed in Iraq When Bomb Hits Their Vehicle

Fourteen marines were killed early today when their troop carrier struck a gigantic roadside bomb in the western town of Haditha, one of the single deadliest bomb attacks on American troops since the invasion here in March 2003. An Iraqi civilian interpreter working with the marines was also killed in the blast. The American command here provided few details of the attack, but said the marines had been riding in an amphibious troop carrier “during combat operations” on the southern end of the city when it struck the bomb. Full Story

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