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Two US Occupation Servicemen Killed in Iraq Operation

At least two US soldiers were killed during an operation in central Iraq, the US-led coalition operating in the Arab country announced on Monday.

“Two US service members were killed by enemy forces while advising and accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold in a mountainous area of north-central Iraq, March 8,” the coalition said, referring to another acronym of ISIL Takfiri group.

The coalition did not provide further details about the incident or the enemy forces involved.

“The names of the service members are withheld pending next of kin notification, in accordance with US Department of Defense policy,” it added.

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