Eight Marines Killed in Iraq
FALLUJA, Iraq (CNN) -- Eight U.S. Marines were killed and nine wounded Saturday in al Anbar province west of Baghdad, the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force said.
The casualties came amid heavy air and artillery assaults in the province, where the restive city of Falluja is located.
A Marines spokesman said those casualties were outside Falluja in a single incident. No further details were immediately available.