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Monday, September 06, 2004

Seven Marines Killed Near Fallujah

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A massive car bomb exploded on the outskirts of Fallujah on Monday, killing seven U.S. Marines and wounding several others, a U.S. military official said.
With Monday's deaths and those of two U.S. soldiers in a mortar barrage outside Baghdad a day earlier, 985 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department.
They died defending our country--from charges of sanity.